During more than 30 years of experience in the marketing and communication sector, Srdjan Šaper has progressively become not only leading professional in the field of marketing but one of the most prominent public figures and active contributors in the world of business and culture of contemporary Serbia and region of ex-Yugoslavia. He has initiated many projects in the cultural and communication sphere. He is constantly invited to lecture as key-note speaker at various international conferences on marketing and communication. In recent years, he served on the boards of various public and business institutions and humanitarian non-profit organizations.
A Business Leader with over 25 years of experience in Marketing & Commercial Management, Nassos has been working for more than 10 years consulting and partnering with companies throughout Europe and Africa providing expertise on the areas of Transformational Strategy, Growth Development and Investor Relations. Nassos has spent a large part of his career as a top executive within large multinational companies in Europe such as The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo and Mars.
During his tenure he has served as a leadership member for key Change Management initiatives within The Coca-Cola Company and Mars while he has also served as Media advisor of the Hellenic Advertising Association.
A highly successful executive leader, operational change agent, and business development strategist, Lionel has more than 25 years of experience devising and delivering enhanced business trajectory, expanding markets, identifying and managing M&A opportunities, and sustaining growth for the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. He spent the majority of his career with the Coca-Cola Company where he sharply honed his global business perspective working across various African and Eastern European markets. Lionel is also an entrepreneur who owns and runs multiple businesses.
Legal expert with over 20 years experience in Business Law and Corporate & Regulatory Affairs. Danijela is the Chief Legal Officer of I&F Grupa bringing to The African Alliance wide legal expertise in M&A from her experience across different regions in Europe. She also provides her deep experience in Governance practices, with a particular focus on sustainable mid & long-term growth and capacity building as well as on digital transformation and people excellence development. In the past Danijela has also held top legal executive positions at Air Serbia and British American Tobacco SEE as well as in the Banking and Public Sector.