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Restructuring as a Growth Strategy: building a billion dollar global IT business

by Turnaround Management and Restructuring Club

Educational/Awareness Turnaround Entrepreneurship Private Equity

Tue, 28 May 2019

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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The Sammy Ofer Centre
LT18

London Business School - Sammy Ofer Centre 117 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5PT, London NW1 5PT, United Kingdom

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The Turnaround Management and Restructuring Club is excited to bring you Nana Baffour, an entrepreneur who built, over seventeen years, a global USD 1.3bn IT services business with operations in Europe, Latin America, the U.S. and Asia.
 

Join us as Mr Baffour will talk about his journey (including getting his MBA degree), career decisions and entrepreneurial path. He will also present a restructuring case study and share his secrets to succeed in acquiring, improving, managing and building businesses in a fast-changing industry.


Mr Baffour is the Chairman and Group CEO of Getronics, and the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Bottega S.a.r.l., an investment holding company focused on data centre, IT services and infrastructure businesses worldwide.

A seasoned investor and operator, Mr Baffour has a proven track record in innovation inspired growth, balance sheet restructuring, managing turnarounds and creating shareholder value.

Please refer to his full bio in the Speaker session for additional information.
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The Sammy Ofer Centre
LT18

London Business School - Sammy Ofer Centre 117 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5PT, London NW1 5PT, United Kingdom

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Nana Baffour

Chairman and CEO

Getronics

Mr. Baffour is the Chairman and Group CEO of Getronics, and the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Bottega S.a.r.l., an investment holding company focused on data centre, IT services and infrastructure businesses with operations in Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.

A seasoned investor and operator, Mr. Baffour has a proven track record in innovation inspired growth, balance sheet restructuring, managing turnarounds and creating shareholder value. Acquisitions he led include Vertex Data Science from United Utilities Group PLC, DMW Systems from Tomkins Plc, Consonus Data Center from Questar Gas Corporation, and Strategic Technologies from GE Capital, amongst others.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Mr. Baffour worked for several blue-chip global companies including Standard and Poor’s (S&P) and Credit Suisse First Boston in Europe and the U.S.

Mr. Baffour has a B.A. in Economics from Lawrence University, an M.S. in Economics from University of North Carolina, and an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business. He also attended the London Business School and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®).

Currently, Mr. Baffour splits his time between homes in London, New York and Sao Paulo.


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