6th Africa Oil Palm & Rubber Summit,

08-09 May, 2019 - Abidjan, COTE D'IVOIRE

Radisson Blu Hotel Abidjan Airport

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Tagouya Bongo Raymond

Tagouya Bongo Raymond

Agricultural Director

Palmci SA

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Tagouya Bongo Raymond

Tagouya Bongo Raymond

Agricultural Director

Palmci SA

AGENDA SESSION

Boosting Productivity in Smallholders

Day 1 [Wed 08, May], at 01:30 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/190512/speakers/RaymondTagouya.JPGRaymond TAGOUYA is an agronomist graduated from National Polytechnic Institute of Yamoussoukro CÔTE D’IVOIRE. He is also graduated  from MDE – Abidjan and IESE Business School of Barcelona with Program Management Development. He has a strong expertise in the agri-business with more than 18 years experience in several sectors. He is currently the Chief Agricultural Officer in SIFCA with is the leader agri-busines in west-Africa

Vince McAleer

Vince McAleer

CEO

DekelOil CI

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Vince McAleer

Vince McAleer

CEO

DekelOil CI

AGENDA SESSION

Improving Yields throughout the Value Chain

Day 1 [Wed 08, May], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

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Vince McAleer is a tropical agriculturalist with more than 30 years’ experience in agribusinesses including more than 20 years at board level with significant actors in the global palm oil sector. He has a degree in agriculture from the University of Reading and an MBA from the University of Warwick.

Kevin Fernandez

Kevin Fernandez

Research & Agronomy Manager

Olam Gabon

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Kevin Fernandez

Kevin Fernandez

Research & Agronomy Manager

Olam Gabon

AGENDA SESSION

Technology Intervention for High Yielding Sustainable Plantation in Africa

Day 1 [Wed 08, May], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

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Kevin Fernandez graduated from University Malaysia Sabah with a master’s degree in Tropical Conservation Biology. He started his carrier on oil palm with a research company called Applied Agriculture Resources (AAR) in Malaysia, servicing both Kuala Lumpur Kepong Plantation (KLK) and Boustead Plantations in Malaysia. Mr. Fernandez is currently based in Gabon and has been with Olam for 4 years as a researcher and an agronomist for both oil palm and rubber plantations.

 

Christopher Jinadu

Christopher Jinadu

Head of Purchasing

Henkel Laundry & Home Care

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Christopher Jinadu

Christopher Jinadu

Head of Purchasing

Henkel Laundry & Home Care

AGENDA SESSION

Strategic Sourcing & Sustainable Pricing through Innovation: End User’s Perspectives

Day 2 [Thu 09, May], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

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Chris graduated from EDHEC Business School (Nice, France) with a Master’s in Business Administration degree. His area of business specialization is strategic and operational procurement and supply chain management. Chris has worked in the FMCG Sector in the Nigerian market for over a decade with many Multinational Corporations at senior managerial levels as a procurement and supply chain professional with a good understanding of supply chain cost management techniques through commercial contracting, robust supplier base development and structured negotiations. He is a project leader with a track record of delivering significant corporate results from cross country contract management and global benchmarked commodities procurement negotiations. He is currently the Head of Purchasing of the Laundry and Home Care business for Henkel in Nigeria.

Mr. David Jackson

Mr. David Jackson

Director of Oils Research

LMC International Ltd

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Mr. David Jackson

Mr. David Jackson

Director of Oils Research

LMC International Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Are Oil Palm & Rubber Price Recovery Insight?

Day 1 [Wed 08, May], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

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David studied Economics at Cambridge University before working in the City of London as an analyst. He subsequently spent five years working on agricultural projects in southern Africa before joining LMC International, where he has worked extensively in many commodity sectors, including oilseeds, sugar and cereals, and their extension into biofuels. He is currently a Director of LMC International, and heads their Oils and Special Projects research teams.