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Tidjane Thiam

Date of Birth: 29 July 1962
Place of Birth: Côte d'Ivoire


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Old foes re-enter the ring

The much-admired expatriate Tidjane Thiam former Prudential and then Credit Suisse CEO is also seen by many as a potential leader of the country...


Emmanuel l'Africain II

The finance summit has been prepared in close coordination with the African Union's special envoys for mobilising funds to tackle Covid-19 including: Tidjane Thiam the Ivorian former CEO of Credit Suisse bank; Rwandan economist and former head of the African Development Bank Donald Kaberuka; and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala head of the World Trade Organization...


Governments face a multi-speed rebound

Little came of ECA executive secretary Vera Songwe and AU special envoy Tidjane Thiam's call last year for a special structure backed by major international financial institutions to support African payments on outstanding sovereign bonds (Vol 61 No 9)...


Echoes of the dark days

The highly successful banker Tidjane Thiam liberal free-market oriented and widely expected to enter Ivorian politics would once have found a natural home in that party but if he gets involved it will very likely be in his own right...


AU pushes Africa bonds

However Vera Songwe executive secretary of the UN's Economic Commission for Africa and Tidjane Thiam former chief executive officer of Credit Suisse and an AU special envoy say the main point of their plan is to head off any risk of default by setting up a structure agreed by the main players in the market and backed by a triple-A rated international financial institution such as the International Monetary Fund or the World Bank or one of the bigger G-20 economies...


Ouattara and son

An alternative challenge to Gon could come from another fresh face with heft the recently resigned Crédit Suisse chief Tidjane Thiam who is rumoured to be contemplating a presidential run...


Gertler’s assets multiply

APP’s board is headed by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and includes the International Monetary Fund ex-Managing Director Michel Camdessus; the Prudential insurance company’s Group CEO Tidjane Thiam (AC Vol 40 No 2 Abidjan's anglos); and former United States Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin...


The big push comes to shove

Canada and France argue that they are already giving more aid per head than Britain; Italy and Germany claim they have other development priorities in eastern and central Europe; Japan is sceptical if not totally opposed to debt cancellation; and the United States government is ideologically opposed to much of the argument in the Africa Commission even though the liberal Republican Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker sat on the Commission and will be promoting it alongside Côte d'Ivoire's impressive Tidjane Thiam in the US Congress next week...


The Africa Commission: people and money

Amoako; Irish musician Bob Geldof; Nigerian entrepreneur Fola Adeola; United States Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker; Canada's Minister of Finance Ralph Goodale; Ugandan Investment Authority Chairman William Kalema; Governor of the Bank of Botswana Linah Moholo; Executive Director of United Nations Habitat Tanzania's Anna Kaumulo Tibaijuka; and Development Director of Côte d'Ivoire's Aviva Tidjane Thiam...


Pushing out patronage

The new Minister for Economic Planning Tidjane Thiam (whose planned trip to London has been postponed AC Vol 40 No 2) formerly of McKinsey & Co also remains in charge of the respected development agency Bureau National des Etudes Techniques de Développement (BNETD)...

Presidential privatisation Last year Octide hired Daouda Thiam former boss of SIR and brother of the new economics minister Tidjane Thiam in preparation for buying SIR when it was privatised...


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