2 posts categorised "Pierre-Antoine Balu"

23 February 2015

Francophone Africa: a new battlefield for the banking industry

By Pierre-Antoine Balu, Partner with PwC France and PwC Francophone Africa The financial services industry is changing at fast pace in Francophone Africa. This accelerated transformation is primarily the result of an intensifying competitive pressure on markets where the banking penetration remains generally low (under 20% in average). The industry...

01 December 2014

The agility dividend

By Edouard Messou, Territory Senior Partner for PwC in sub-Saharan Francophone Africa and Pierre-Antoine Balu, Partner with PwC France and PwC Francophone Africa A demographic boom, changing regulation, new consumer needs, the war for talent, disruptive technologies, urbanisation, new competitors… African companies are facing an accelerated pace of change. These...