What defines an innovation mindset? Is it the leader sitting in a boardroom coming up with ideas? Sure. But today an innovation mindset is less defined by a single individual than by the culture of the organisation and how every person is an inherent part of the company’s success.
This year’s Standard Bank Top Women Leaders Conference has brought together over 10000 thought leaders and delegates from a cross-section of fields from banking to mining, sport and more. Hosted virtually by Topco Media in partnership with Standard Bank, the first day was jam-packed with deeply insightful discussions and addresses with Leanne Manas as the MC.
While others may consider her a trailblazer in what is still sometimes seen as a male-dominated space, Mercia Jansen didn’t set out to change the oil and lubricant industry. Instead, she is happiest when she is judged on her performance and achievements.
Cape Town brings to mind the magnificent mountain, beautiful beaches and Instagram-worthy natural splendour first and foremost. But increasingly the Mother City is establishing itself as a tech hub thanks to its nurturing start-up ecosystem.
The latest Standard Bank Top Women Masterclass takes a deep dive into African Trade and Investment. African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is the strategic framework for delivering on Africa’s goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the pan-African drive for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity.
As a seasoned executive, Ms. Kershni Maharaj joined AGCO Africa as a Senior Project Manager, and has thus far successfully led a dynamic team in pushing the business into a two-tier distribution model.