Business: Ivorian Jean-Marie Ackah re-elected boss of West African bosses for 5 years

#Other countries : The head of the Ivorian employers, Jean-Marie Ackah, was re-elected president of the Federation of employers’ organizations of West Africa. He will preside over the destiny of the sub-regional organization over the next five years.

The President of the General Confederation of Businesses of Côte d’Ivoire (CGECI), Jean-Marie Ackah, has just been re-elected for a new mandate at the head of the Federation of Employers’ Organizations of West Africa (FOPAO) . It was during the Ordinary General Assembly of the sub-regional employers’ body which was held from July 28 to 29 in the Togolese capital Lomé, with the participation of 16 member countries.

In addition to the outgoing president, the elected bureau of FOPAO includes Coami Sedolo Tamegnon, president of the National Council of Employers of Togo, as 1uh vice-president, and Ansoumane Kaba, president of the National Council of Employers of Guinea as 2e vice-president. Appolinaire Compaoré, president of the Burkinabè National Employers Council, Baïdy Agne, president of the National Employers Council of Senegal and Amadou Sankaré, president of the National Employers Council of Mali, are also members of the executive bureau.

During the AGO of FOPAO, the re-elected president recalled the three axes of the vision of the organization, namely to make the private sector a force of proposal in the design and orientation of development plans for the West Africa, defend the interests of businesses, participate in the improvement of the business environment in the sub-region, and finally remove the obstacles to the constitution of a single market, a common market in Africa from West.

Jean-Marie Ackah, who is also vice-president of the Alliance of French-speaking employers recently founded in Tunis, was re-elected for a five-year term as head of FOPAO.


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