Managing Director of Nissan Egypt, Mike Whitfield
CAIRO - 4 March 2020: "Egypt is the door to Africa," Managing Director of Nissan Motor Egypt S.A.E, Mike Whitfield, said Wednesday.
Whitfield stated Africa as the continent is the final frontier for the global automotive industry, noting that the road to achieving new automotive opportunities in Africa is linked to the auto eco-systems and regional plays.
"There is huge opportunity ahead of auto industry in Egypt with bold economic programs, accessibility to large key markets - Geo. and T.As, and government vision on industrialization," Managing Director of Nissan said, noting that the future can be bright.
He stated that auto production in Egypt has untouched growth opportunities, pointing out to the production volume in Egypt recorded 94,000, compared to 611,000 in South Africa, and 404,000 in Morocco.
Whitfield clarified that maximizing country's return by boosting auto production and attracting global suppliers.
This came during Whitfield's speech at Women Economic Forum (WEF) which takes place in Egypt during March 4-5.
The event which is being held from March 4-5, entitles " Culture and creativity creating pathways to Peace & Prosperity".
WEF an international platform enabling women and leaders from all walks of life worldwide to expand business opportunities and enhance personal influence through networking across borders while being inspired by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, authors, thought leaders and celebrities.