AFRICA

Generational succession at Rubis could take it out of Africa

Clarisse Gobin Swiecznik, deputy managing director of the Rubis Group.
Clarisse Gobin Swiecznik, deputy managing director of the Rubis Group. © Mylene Deroche/Abacapress/Reuters
The petroleum products trading and distribution company Rubis is gearing up for the succession of its co-founders, Gilles Gobin and Jacques Riou, as their children, including Clarisse Gobin Swiecznik, enter the scene. However, the transfer of power is taking place at the same time as a strategic reorganisation and a move into development in hydrogen and photovoltaic energy, in which the African subsidiaries, until now the driving force of the group, have been barely included. [...] (730 words)
Issue dated 10/02/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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