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Promasidor boss, others set for business development summit on Friday in Lagos

Chief Keith Richards, Chairman of Promasidor Nigeria Limited an Onyeche Tifase, first Nigerian and female CEO of Siemens Nigeria will Friday this week, lead other business experts to discuss issues in Building Inclusive and Sustainable Businesses at the 6th edition of the annual continent-wide Africa CEO Roundtable & Conference on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (AR-CSR™).

Experts say the AR-CSR™ has become the biggest platform for discussing issues of Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, as well as the enhancement of a public-private synergy for the attainment of a credible business environment in Africa.

The 2016 AR-CSR™ will discuss the need for more inclusive businesses through sessions focused on global leadership to drive inclusive growth and businesses, the existing and successful startup and ecosystem models for inclusive businesses, multiplying and scaling impact through investments as well as fostering SME growth through inclusive business.

Chief Keith Richards is the Chairman of Promasidor Nigeria Limited; manufacturer and marketer of flagship Cowbell Milk brands and other food and beverage brands in Nigeria. He has had over 26 years of experience in African and Nigerian business. He has at different times, since 1988, been managing director and executive corporate board member in top ranking companies including Diageo Plc., Guinness Nigeria Plc, and John Holt Plc. amongst others.

In recognition of his proficiency and hard work, especially of his involvement in major ground breaking cultural change/community programmes, Keith Richards was voted the No. 7 most respected Nigerian CEO in 2005.

Onyeche Tifase is an experienced Engineering Professional with extensive experience in the power, engineering and consulting industries. She graduated with a BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Nottingham and completed her Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

About The Foundation for Sustainability and Responsibility in Africa (FSRA)

At the last Africa CEO Round-table Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (AR-CSR), which marked the 5th edition, the conference was restructured as a flagship of the Foundation for Sustainability and Responsibility in Africa (FSRA), an independent organization for the promotion of the advancement of sustainability. 2016 AR-CSR™ will kick start a series of regional fora across the continent

It would be recalled that ThistlePraxis Consulting is a Management Consulting firm that assists organizations in all sectors improve their organizational effectiveness and business operations to achieve sustainable growth and profitability through the delivery of innovative solutions, using effective strategies.