John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman of KPMG speaks on business prospects in Africa
Global Chairman, John Veihmeyer, speaks to CNN’s Marketplace Africa about the firm’s expanding presence in the continent and the opportunities, including tax, M&A and business transformation, highlighting the strength of KPMG’s Africa Practice, such as its entrepreneurial spirit and local expertize. John also discusses the challenges facing some countries, highlighting geopolitical risk and health issues. Ultimately – John says there is tremendous opportunity in Africa – from infrastructure and minerals to the rapidly expanding consumer economy.
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About Femi OkeRelentless passion for creativity and digital acumen to help a professional services firm thrive in the digital space. Femi is an individual with a rich experience on regional African knowledge, its diverse business culture and he understands the continent’s economic drive. He thrives on selfless service and lasting mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and especially clients encountered in the course of his duties. He is creative, practical and self-motivated with business judgement in corporate, brand and strategic communications, social, digital & traditional media and executive profiling. Roles in the firm include New Media, Digital Communication, Corporate Communication, executive profiling and Brand Management execution. Working on the multi-million dollar Africa high growth market project stands out for femi; besides this, managing all KPMG’s digital communication for the World Economic Forum on Africa is another project that gives him great delight. Femi holds a Masters Degree in Global Marketing from the University of Liverpool.
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