French South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Gala Dinner [fr]
The annual Gala Dinner of the French South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry was held on the 2nd of December 2015 at the Hyatt Regency. It was the occasion for the Chamber’s members to exchange with Mr Markus Jooste, CEO Steinhoff International Holdings Limited and Mr Laurent Langellier, Director Sub-Saharan Africa, CEO Air Liquide.
The Ambassador of France to South Africa, Elisabeth Barbier, made a speech in which she reminded the guests the issues at stake for the currently held COP 21 conference. She also called for more exchanges and intimacy between the French and the South African business communities.
The Dinner was an occasion to tighten these links: Mr Jooste and Mr Langellier represent severally the main South-African investor in France, and one of the main French investor in SA. The guests applauded their speeches and shared their thoughts and remarks during the Q&A.
Read the Ambassador’s speech :
French South African Chamber of Commerce website