Aïda Diarra is Senior Vice President and Head of Sub Saharan Africa, at Visa Inc. In this capacity, she oversees Visa’s business operations in 45 countries and five offices in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her focus is digitizing cash, driving wider digital acceptance, and promoting financial inclusion in the diverse markets of the region.
Hélène Echevin is the Executive Chairperson of C-Care (Mauritius) Ltd. and the Chief Executive Officer & Director of CIEL Healthcare Ltd. She holds a degree in Food Sciences and Technology from Polytech Engineering School, Montpellier, France and followed Management Executive Program at INSEAD.
Jane Karuku is the Group Managing Director and CEO of EABL (East African Breweries Limited), headquartered in Nairobi, with subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania. She has been instrumental in driving innovations in the business by launching new brands and categories that include Tusker Cider, Tusker Premium Ale, Sikera Cider, and a number of premium scotch whiskeys, gin, rums, and liquors.