Frédéric Marret was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Louis Dreyfus Commodities (LDC), Middle East and Africa Region in September 2011. He joined LDC three years ago and has acquired an in-depth knowledge of the region through his previous role as regional CFO. Prior to this, he accumulated more than 20 years’ experience in the hard commodity sector in Europe and North Africa, as operational CEO and in corporate finance.
The agricultural sector in sub-Saharan Africa is impeded by numerous constraints: production weaknesses, the difficulty of accessing finance, infrastructure conditions and the impact of the regulatory environment. Continue Reading