Bako Ambianda is the Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Labacorp Group, a diversified portfolio of businesses and strategic investments in key economic sectors spanning manufacturing, construction, power, agribusiness, real estate, and exhibition among others, with operations in five countries. The Group notable portfolio companies include Labacorp Industries, Labacorp Investments, Labacorp Construction, Labacorp Power, GAA Exhibitions, Labacorp Media, and ATIGS Group, Inc.
An active player in activities pertaining to trade, investment, and economic development, Bako has played a leading role in the creation and production of world-class investment sourcing and trade facilitation platforms in Africa, Middle East, and US, which has helped mega projects off the ground, and supported the expansion of businesses in Africa from US, France, China, India, Turkey, UAE, Brazil, and Germany.
Armed with the knowledge, expertise, and understanding of business opportunities that exist in Africa, he speaks regularly at international gatherings on Doing Business in Africa. His specialties are strategic economic development, international trade and promotion, foreign direct investment and deal facilitation, sustainable development, globalization and cross-cultural team building. He is a notable published author of six books on economic development and personal development and has received honors and awards for catalyzing significant development initiatives.
He is the creator and leading proponent of “Afridevelopism” economic concept aimed towards contributing to Africa’s development agenda, and the creator of Africa Worldwide Alliance Partnerships (AfriWAPA), an initiative that helps African enterprises build their brands at mega international shows. He holds a BSc degree in civil engineering, with advanced professional certificates in international development, strategic project management, and economic diplomacy. He is a global citizen, born and raised in Cameroon, Africa
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He started his career in Portugal at Combined Insurance Company of America. He has 18 years of experience in the insurance industry having served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of one of Angola’s main insurers.
He was also CEO of SAHAM ANGOLA SEGUROS, the largest private insurance company in Angola. An entrepreneur with business experience in various sectors and activities, knowledgeable about the insurance market in Angola and the business environment in Africa.
He is the original founder of ASAN (ANGOLAN ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE COMPANIES) He is the Managing Partner of Pulsar development International a company based in the U.K. part of the Pulsar Consulting Group headquartered in Munich- Germany.
Pulsar Development has developed a new and innovative holding concept to support the future needs of growing African economies and is creating the First African Investment Holding. The rationale is to develop a technology conglomerate to target and capitalize on European high tech companies, realizing high growth synergies between investee companies and African growth markets.
He is also a member of the organizing committee and Coordinator of the COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVES for the Portuguese-speaking countries (Portugal, Angola , Brazil, Cape Verde , guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea , Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe) of the Summit ATIGS 2018 ( AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTMENT GLOBAL SUMMIT)
He is a highly disciplined, proactive and entrepreneurial business leader with operational C-level, diversified commercial and managerial experience spanning 15 years in leading high-performing teams, strategic planning and execution, Finance management, Business Development, Marketing management, Sales management, engineering Investment sourcing, Capital raising programs and Contract negotiation with a proven track record for nurturing growth strategies, delivering consistent and profitable results domestically and internationally.
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