Role of Nigeria in Global Business

July 12, 2017
Hosted by Mahesh Joshi

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Nigeria is a nation of great potential, with plenty of natural resources and great prospects. It has all the ingredients to step up and play an important role in the Global economy. The quality of governance and utilization of the resources will probably dictate the pace of growth of the economy in Nigeria. It is one of the largest economies in Sub Saharan Africa. In the past, It relied heavily on oil as the main source of foreign exchange earnings and revenue for government. After the banking crisis the growth profile changed towards agriculture, telecommunications, and services sector. Despite being oil-rich, Nigeria has struggled in the past with regulatory and governance needing much improvement to achieve its full potential on the global stage as an economic power. Since 2015, with new government in place, Nigeria has laid out a plan, to increase transparency, diversification of economy from oil, and improve fiscal management. Will it become an economic super Power?

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Mahesh Joshi

Mahesh Joshi

Mahesh is a true Global Business Executive with extensive experience in developing, managing and growing global businesses. He brings in the perfect balance of academics and practical experience in understanding of global affairs and businesses. He has lived in three continents (Asia, Europe and North America). He has conducted business from all three continents as well as studied in these continents which has allowed him to build a very rounded personality with understanding of different cultures and value systems. He studied at Delhi Technological University in India for engineering degree, and Murray State University in Kentucky for MBA. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in the USA and the Advanced Management and Leadership Program at Oxford. He is currently pursuing his Masters in International Strategy and Diplomacy at London School of Economics in London. His diverse educational background has allowed him to not only build his intellect but also provided exposure to people from various cultures in a learning environment.

He has managed global business successfully at large multinational corporations in senior leadership roles, including General Manager of the business unit at Ingersoll Rand Inc. and President of a business at Cameron International as well as Group President, Energy at Circor International. In his current position as CEO at Vulcan Management, he is responsible for growth in the area of global business.

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