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Mr. Ashish Thakkar J.

Ambassador

Protecting Africa's Lions

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Protecting Africa's Lions

Background Information

Employment History

Giriraj Group

Facebook

TiEcon

Area Head- Super Premium Cards

HDFC Bank Ltd

Manager- Corporate Sales

Ichibaan Honda- GMS group

Managing Director

Sunset View Homes L.L.C

Affiliations

Founder
Mara Group

Member of the Global Agenda Council On Africa
World Economic Forum

Board of Trustees Member
The Africa Center

Team Member
Common Market For Eastern And Southern Africa

Team Member
Commonwealth Business Council

Member of Global Advisory Board
Dell Inc.

Member
Young Global Leader

Co-Founder
LSEEMF

Member
Global Agenda Council on Africa

Advisor
States

Founder
Ugandan Diaspora

Founder
Toyosi Akerele CEO Rise Network

Founding Member
Shikamano Africa

Speaker and Core Team Member
African Development Bank

Representative
East Africa

Founder
IT company

Education

MD of Mara Group

Web References (192 Total References)


Global Ambassadors | P.A.L. | Protecting African Lions

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Ashish J. Thakkar

Founder, Mara Group & Mara Foundation
Singh is derived from the Sanskrit word Simha/Sinha meaning Lion.


| P.A.L. | Protecting African Lions

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Ashish J. Thakkar

Founder, Mara Group & Mara Foundation


Ashish J. ...

protectingafricanlions.org [cached]

Ashish J. Thakkar

Founder, Mara Group & Mara Foundation


Atlas Mara was founded in late ...

africanleadership.co.uk [cached]

Atlas Mara was founded in late 2013 by Bob Diamond, former CEO of Barclays plc and Founder and CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital LLC, and Dubai-based African entrepreneur, Ashish J Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group Holdings Limited.

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The company was listed on the London Stock Exchange following a successful $325 million IPO and both Diamond and Thakkar serve as Non-Executive Directors on the board. Since its founding, Atlas Mara has acquired, by way of five transactions, control of (or significant stakes in) banking operations in seven sub-Saharan African countries: Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Rwanda and Nigeria.
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"While there have been significant innovations in the provision of financial services in sub-Saharan Africa, we believe that there is a substantial opportunity to leverage technology further, migrating from mobile money transfer to mobile banking and the provision of other value-added services," notes Thakkar.
"Effective and efficient front- and back-office technology creates the ability to more efficiently service existing customers, as well as increase financial inclusion and serve customers for whom financial institutions have been previously uninterested or unable to serve. Given this recognition, we expect to invest (both in terms of financial and human capital) in technology and will seek partnerships and alliances in order to leverage complementary competencies," he adds.


The book, whose foreword was penned ...

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The book, whose foreword was penned by "Africa's youngest billionaire", Ashish Thakkar, is available for purchase on Amazon as well as the Africa80 website - www.africa80.org

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Africa 80, Africa80 Foundation, Ashish Thakkar, Global Shapers Community Gaborone Hub, Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile, Simbarashe Sibanda, Tsholofelo Mokgoabone, World Economic Forum

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