Ian Russell, Global Business Leader to speak at 26th MTN Business World Executive Breakfast Meeting

Ian Russell, a global corporate leader and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of South Africa’s largest technology company, BCX is billed to speak at the 26th MTN Business World Executive Breakfast Meeting on August 30, 2019 at Accra Marriott Hotel.

Ian would centre discussions on the theme, ‘Disruptive Leadership in a Fast Changing Business Climate,’ and uncover how business leaders and executives can develop robust leadership styles and skills to match the rapidly-changing business space to foster growth.

He would also deliver insightful thoughts on innovative ways to lead, keeping up with the ever-changing business environment, strategic leadership and explore new strategies to keep leaders on top in the tumultuous world of business.

The event is expected to convene over 200 CEOs, Business leaders and Executives from across the country. It would also offer an added opportunity for participants to network with experienced corporate leaders while forming solid business partnerships.

About Ian Russell

Ian made a debut into the world of corporate leadership with one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, working to improve efficiency. He then joined a global bank, and pioneered initiatives focusing on technology and digital innovation. Ian is the former CEO of South Africa’s largest technology company, BCX- a $2bn business with employee base of 10,000 people. His tenure witnessed a focused re-engineering of the company which saw a massive shift of the brand towards innovation and disruption

Russell worked at other top companies such as Telkom, SAB Miller and Barclays in the areas of procurement, operations, supply chain and technology.

He was also one of the initial architects of the Acquisition of Absa by Barclays in 2005. During his time at Absa, Ian focused mainly on re-engineering the cost base and led the highly innovative “One Absa” programme. Ian is also a renowned speaker and author.

About the breakfast series

The MTN Business World Executive Breakfast series running in its seventh year, is the leading thought leadership and networking platform for Ghanaian business executives and entrepreneurs attracting over 800 executives annually. It has hosted a number of international, motivational and business leaders including: Mac Attram, Robin Banks, Brian Tracy, Siya Xuza, Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia, Jason Njoku, Sharon Lechter, Mr Yaw Nsarkoh, Rosa Whitaker and many more.

To attend register here or contact 0545553535/conferences@businessworldghana.com