HEC Africa Business Day 2018
Are you the Next Leader
27 November 2018
Campus HEC Paris
The Africa Business Day is intended
for those who want to work in Africa or
for those who want to join companies serving the continent
from all over the world.
The MBA Africa Club, HEC AfricAntilles Association,
HEC Careers & Partnerships and HEC International Affairs
would like to thank you for your presence and participation
at the first edition of the Africa Business Day @ HEC Paris.
It was a real pleasure to welcome you at the event;
you all really contributed to its success.
The students were enthusiastic and happy
to discover the wide range of opportunities that the continent offers.
This confirms our conviction that Africa does attract talent.
We received a lot of positive feedback from the businesses
about students' excellent profiles.
We hope that this marks the start of a long and beneficial partnership
between HEC Paris and companies engaged in Africa.
170 students signed-up
59 students from guest schools
(ESCP, ESSEC, INSEAD, Polytechnique)
1 Keynote Speaker
On 27 November 2018, HEC Paris hosted its first-ever African Business Day
Agility and Innovation
for African Business
By Daniel Brown, Communications Office, 14 January 2019
HEC Paris hosted its first-ever African Business Day at the close of last year, further underlining its commitment to casting a spotlight on the continent’s economic development. The event kick-started the third season of AfricaDays, run by HEC’s International Affairs department. Co-organized by the school’s Career Center, the MBA Africa Club and HEC Africantilles, the five-hour event featured a keynote speech by a senior representative from the sponsor OCP and a high-caliber roundtable debate. It was capped by networking sessions between representatives from 12 companies and students exploring job opportunities in Africa.
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16:15 - Welcome S-Building Bellon
16:30 to 17:00 - Keynote
17:00 to 18:00 - Panel Discussion
18:00 to 20:00 - Career Fair
20:00 to 21:00 - Networking cocktail
Attracting Talent To Africa
Discussion around the challenges that companies face to attract, recruit and retain talent in Africa.
Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across the globe
Sr VP West Africa Region OCP Africa
HEC MBA Africa Club President
HEC Paris MBA student
Senior Talent Development Manager ENGIE BU AFRICA
Chief of Staff to the CEO
Orange Middle East and Africa
DRH Middle East and Africa
Guillaume De Chastellux
DRH France and International
Co-founder & Managing Partner Talent2Africa