Augustin Kouassi APETEY

Vice President, Country Management OLAM Côte d’Ivoire

Augustin Kouassi Apetey joined OLAM International in November 2008 and is Vice-President, Strategy & Business Development, for OLAM Côte d’Ivoire.

Augustin is an Ivorian national and has 20 years of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate and Project Finance, General Management and Strategy.

Prior to joining OLAM, Augustin worked during 4 years as an Investment Officer in the Africa Department of the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group). At IFC, he led Project and Corporate Finance transactions in the agribusiness, manufacturing and financial services sectors.

His work experience also includes 2 years as a Senior Financial Analyst with United Technologies Corporation in the United States and 4 years as a Senior Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Cote d’Ivoire.

Augustin is also a founding member and the first President of Initiatives Côte d’Ivoire, a think tank committed to the social and economic development of Côte d’Ivoire.

His favorite sports are soccer and tennis.

Augustin holds a graduate degree in Finance from the University of Bordeaux (France) and an MBA from the Darden School at the University Of Virginia (USA).