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GROHEis a leading global brand for complete bathroom solutions and kitchen fittings and has a total of over 6,000 employees, 2,400 of which are based in Germany. GROHE has been part of the LIXIL Group Corporation since 2014. As an international brand, GROHE pursues the brand values of technology, quality, design and sustainability, seeking to offer the “Pure Freude an Wasser”. GROHE has been developing new product categories since its inception. This includes the GROHE Blue and Red water systems and the recently-introduced GROHE Sense water security system, which is an innovative component in the growth market of smart home technology. Innovation, design and development are closely aligned with one another and are enshrined in the German site as an integrated process. As a result, GROHE products carry the seal of quality “Made in Germany”. In the past ten years alone, more than 300 design and innovation awards as well as several top rankings at the German Sustainability Award have confirmed GROHE's success. GROHE was the first in its industry to win the German government’s CSR prize and was also featured in the renowned Fortune® magazine’s ranking of Top 50 that are “Changing the World”.
LIXILmakes pioneering water and housing products that solve every day, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. Drawing on our Japanese heritage, we create world-leading technology and innovate to make high quality products that transform homes. But the LIXIL difference is how we do this; through meaningful design, an entrepreneurial spirit, a dedication to improving accessibility for all and responsible business growth. Our approach comes to life through industry leading brands, including INAX, GROHE, American Standard and TOSTEM. Over 70,000 colleagues operating in more than 150 countries are proud to make products that touch the lives of more than a billion people every day.
Modex is a Smart Contract Marketplace and app ecosystem that allows for easy, user-friendly access to crypto-currencies and smart contracts alike. Developers can leverage Modex to monetize their skills and offer Smart Contract solutions to end-customers and contributors. Modex makes deployment of Smart Contracts significantly easier, faster and more cost-effective, speeding up blockchain technology adoption.
TagPay Inc. started as a mobile payment technology provider. It then became one of the first mobile money platforms, targeting banks with financial inclusion goals. TagPay Inc. is now the first mobile digital banking platform provider, with all the features of a core banking system, centred around the mobile phone. TagPay Inc. was founded by Yves Eonnet and Hervé Manceron in 2005. It set up its first mobile money platform in Namibia in 2010. Société Générale acquired a minority stake in the company in June 2016.
Viessmannis continuously changing from a heating technology manufacturer to a solution provider for entire living spaces. The company develops seamless climate solutions that provide people with the optimum room temperature, hot water, electricity and good air quality in equal measure. In its Integrated Solutions Offering, Viessmann seamlessly combines products and systems on the basis of the right energy sources via platforms and digital services. In addition, there is a wide range of value-added services. Wherever technically possible, Viessmann relies on renewable sources. In all other cases, fossil fuels are used as efficiently as possible. Founded in 1917, the family business attaches particular importance to responsible and long-term action. Sustainability is firmly rooted in the company values and is reflected in the company's purpose statement "We create living spaces for generations to come.”. Creating living spaces for generations to come is the responsibility of the 12,000 members of a strong Viessmann family worldwide.
Mieleis the world's leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances including cooking, baking and steam-cooking appliances, refrigeration products, coffee makers, dishwashers and laundry and floor care products. This line-up is augmented by dishwashers, washer-extractors and tumble dryers for commercial use as well as washer-disinfectors and sterilisers for use in medical and laboratory applications (Professional Business Unit). The Miele company, founded in 1899, has eight production plants in Germany as well as one plant each in Austria, the Czech Republic, China and Romania. These are joined by the two plants belonging to Miele's Italian medical technology subsidiary Steelco. 2017/18 turnover amounted to approx. EUR 4.1 bn, with sales outside Germany accounting for 70%. Miele is represented with its own sales subsidiaries and via importers in almost 100 countries. Throughout the world, the family-run enterprise, now in its fourth generation, employs a workforce of around 20,100, whereof 11,200 are employed in Germany. The company headquarters are located in Gütersloh/Westphalia, Germany.
From the start, the Fortinet vision has been to deliver broad, truly integrated, high-performance security across the IT infrastructure. We provide top-rated network and content security, as well as secure access products that share intelligence and work together to form a cooperative fabric. Our unique security fabric combines Security Processors, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to give you proven security, exceptional performance, and better visibility and control--while providing easier administration.
Incorporated in Lomé, Togo in 1988, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ('ETI') is the parent company of the leading independent pan-African banking group, Ecobank. It currently has a presence in 36 African countries, namely: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Group employs 15,930 people in 40 different countries in over 940 branches and offices. Ecobank is a full-service bank providing wholesale, retail, investment and transaction banking services and products to governments, financial institutions, multinationals, international organizations, medium, small and micro businesses and individuals. Additional information on Ecobank can be found at www.Ecobank.com.
Unitel, a maior operadora móvel de Angola. Uma empresa angolana, um exemplo de sucesso, um motivo de orgulho nacional. Uma empresa moderna, com quadros jovens, a Unitel veio revolucionar a área de telecomunicações pela qualidade e inovação dos serviços que introduz no mercado, como o serviço de chamadas no estrangeiro e o acesso a Net em LTE 4G. Desde a sua génese, a Unitel tem vindo a democratizar o acesso ao telemóvel e às telecomunicações, aproximando os angolanos de norte a sul do país, massificando o acesso dos clientes aos seus produtos e serviços.
HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be identified, verified and tracked digitally. Millions of people around the world use HID products and services to navigate their everyday lives, and over 2 billion things are connected through HID technology. We work with governments, educational institutions, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial businesses and some of the most innovative companies on the planet. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.
Arrow Electronics guides innovation forward for over 200,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers. With 2018 sales of $30 billion, Arrow develops technology solutions that improve business and daily life.
En BASF, creamos química para un futuro sostenible. Combinamos el éxito económico con la responsabilidad social y la protección del medio ambiente. El Grupo BASF cuenta con aproximadamente 115.000 colaboradores que trabajan para contribuir al éxito de nuestros clientes en casi todos los sectores y países del mundo. Nuestra cartera está organizada en cinco segmentos: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions y Oil & Gas. En 2018, BASF registró unas ventas de unos 63.000 millones de euros. Las acciones de BASF cotizan en las bolsas de Frankfurt (BAS), Londres (BFA) y Zúrich (AN). Más información sobre BASF en www.basf.com.
Clickatell is a global technology company leading mobile innovation since 2000, with offices in Silicon Valley (HQ), Toronto, Nigeria and Cape Town. Backed by investors such as Sequoia Capital and DAG Ventures, our cutting-edge mobile engagement and real-time mobile transaction platforms have served billions of messages for over 15 000 customers, helping the world's leading brands such as Visa, IBM, WhatsApp, Avaya and McKinsey, remain relevant in an ever-changing digital world. Visit Clickatell.com/who-are-we for more info on how we unlock possibilities.
GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges: Energy, health, transportation—the essentials of modern life. By combining world class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today it leads new paradigms in additive manufacturing, materials science, and data analytics. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.
Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) is a division within Canon Middle East FZ LLC (CME), a subsidiary of Canon Europe. The formation of CCNA in 2015 is a strategic step that aims to enhance Canon's business within the Africa region - by strengthening Canon's in-country presence and focus. CCNA also demonstrates Canon's commitment to operating closer to its customers and meeting their demands in the rapidly evolving African market. Canon has been represented in the Africa continent for more than 15 years through distributors and partners that have successfully built a solid customer base in the region. CCNA will ensure the provision of high quality, technologically advanced products that meet the requirements of Africa's rapidly evolving marketplace. With over 100 employees, it will manage sales and marketing activities across 44countries in Africa.Canon's corporate philosophy is Kyosei (https://www.Canon-Europe.com/contact_us/) – 'living and working together for the common good'.
Safe Surgery 2020 brings together innovations, global expertise, and local experience to make surgical care safe and accessible for all. Working across Africa and Southeast Asia, the initiative trains the surgical workforce, supports governments to strengthen national surgical systems, and develops scalable solutions to infrastructure barriers. Safe Surgery 2020 is hosted by Dalberg, implemented by Jhpiego, Harvard’s Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Assist International, and local professional societies and universities. The initiative was seeded by the GE Foundation.
Assist International designs and implements humanitarian programs that build capacity, develop opportunities, and save lives in the developing world. Our programs in Global Health focus on safe surgery innovations, access to medical oxygen, safe water & WASH in health facilities, and healthcare technology management training.
Carglass es la compañía líder en España en reparación y sustitución de lunas de vehículos de cualquier marca, modelo o antigüedad. Con una trayectoria en España de 20 años, cuenta con 229 centros propios y 98 Talleres Móviles con sistema integrado para cubrir la totalidad del territorio nacional con sus más de 1.300 Personas. En 2017, la compañía realizó más de 586.000 servicios de reparación o sustitución de lunas. Carglass® España forma parte del Grupo Belron®, compañía líder mundial en reparación y sustitución de cristalería del automóvil, el único especialista del sector que ofrece servicios a nivel internacional a 16,5 millones de clientes, con presencia en 34 países y una plantilla de 29.000 personas.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide.
The African Development Bank Group is Africa's premier development finance institution. It comprises three distinct entities: the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Development Fund (ADF) and the Nigeria Trust Fund (NTF). On the ground in 41 African countries with an external office in Japan, the Bank contributes to the economic development and the social progress of its 54 regional member states.
AIS Group es una empresa de consultoría estratégica, financiera y tecnológica con operaciones a nivel internacional. Su especialidad es generar valor a partir de los datos. Para ello desarrolla sistemas de soporte a la toma de decisiones basados en la modelización estadística para previsión, matemática para optimización, así como en el uso de técnicas Big Data y Machine Learning. Entre sus principales líneas de negocio está la construcción de modelos de orientados a marketing (propensión de compra, venta cruzada, recomendación de acciones comerciales), el cálculo de indicadores sociodemográficos y en general todo aquello que suponga transformar datos en conocimiento para alcanzar los objetivos de negocio de las entidades o mejorar el servicio de las administraciones a los ciudadanos, como en los aspectos relacionados con smart cities.
National Aviation Services (NAS) is the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets. Established in 2003, NAS quickly transformed from a Kuwait based ground handling company into an emerging markets leader in the industry. NAS is present in over 35 airports across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, handling seven of the world's top 10 airlines and managing more than 35 airport lounges. With an employee base of over 8,000 capable and experienced employees at the core of its worldwide network, NAS is committed to providing aviation services that benchmark to the best in the world. The NAS portfolio of services includes ramp and passenger services, cargo management, engineering and line maintenance, airport technologies, fixed base operations, terminal management, aviation training, travel solutions, lounge management and meet-and-assist packages. Affiliated with leading industry organizations, NAS follows international aviation standards with certifications from ISO, EMS and OHSAS practices. NAS is one of the first ground handlers in the world to obtain the IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification illustrating the company's commitment to providing high quality services, with a focus on safety and security.
WorldRemit is the leading digital money transfer service that makes sending money as easy as sending an instant message. We are leading the shift to online and mobile money transfers and improving speed and convenience for users. On the sending side, WorldRemit is 100% digital. For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposit, cash collection and mobile airtime top-up, and mobile money. Backed by Accel, TCV and Leapfrog – early investors in Facebook, Netflix and Slack – WorldRemit’s headquarters are in London, UK, with a global presence including offices in the United States, the Philippines, Poland, Colombia, Uganda and South Africa.
Africa Oil & Power is the continent’s premier platform for energy investment and policy. With a heralded series of energy events, AOP brings together an elite class of ministers and senior level government officials and top executives of private sector companies spanning the energy value chain, including upstream, downstream, engineering, construction, services, consulting, power generation, legal and finance.