Andry Rajoelina's high-powered new media machine
The new team of President Andry Rajoelina (aka TGV) should have no problem in getting its message across in the
Although he is now over 70, Franco-Greek businessman Panayotis Taloumis, known by his friends as "Pana", remains an authoritarian figure who keeps a tight hold on the reins of his group. A genuine self-made man who arrived in Madagascar as a teenager, he set up TAF, his first company, in the 1960s.
Naina Andriantsitohaina is very much the modern entrepreneur. Born in 1963, he likes to drive around Antananarivo on a motor bike. In 2009, he took over the family business from his father, Jean-Charles Andriantsitohaina, and today heads companies in a variety of sectors, supported by family members and long-standing collaborators.