February 2015

TOGO: GRUPO PEFACO sponsors the 1st economic forum in Lome: « Africa Best Practices »

Africa best Practices, the first Togolese economic growth and investment forum, will take place on February 26th and 27th 2015 in Lome, with the intention of presenting the potential investment opportunities in Africa. Africa Best Practices will talk about “How to reform African Economies to boost their growth?”. Many international decision-makers will gather during the 2-day-forum to debate and share their respective experiences.

Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, the founders of Grupo Pefaco, aim to accompany the Togolese institutions in their development and growth. They have therefore decided to give them their full support by sponsoring the event, along with the World Bank amongst others.

Founded in 1995 by Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, respectively President and CEO, Grupo Pefaco is present in the Togolese Republic since 1997 through the Gaming & Leisure subsidiary, Lydia Ludic Togo, and through their hotel division, Pefaco Hotels, currently building the resort Pefaco Hotel Prestige Lomé 5*, on the beach of the Togolese capital. Grupo Pefaco employs at this day close to 500 people in Lome.

TOGO: GRUPO PEFACO sponsors the 1st economic forum in Lome: « Africa Best Practices »

TOGO: GRUPO PEFACO sponsors the 1st economic forum in Lome: « Africa Best Practices »

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Grupo Pefaco: 20 years with its employees · February Jackpot Salary

As part of the 20th anniversary of Grupo Pefaco in 2015, the Group wants to celebrate the occasion and share the event with its employees, customers and partners.

For this, global actions at all subsidiaries will be scheduled throughout the year 2015. Among its actions, the “Jackpot Salary“: a Group employee will be drawn on a monthly basis and will receive a double pay.

The winner of the 2nd Jackpot Salary is Pierre-Claver HOUNSA, Chief Administrative Officer at Sodexh-Togo. He started working for Grupo Pefaco in Burkina Faso in March 2002. Later on, he worked in Niger before being promoted to his current position in Lome, Republic of Togo in March 2002. He is 63, married, has seven children and eight grand-children.

Grupo Pefaco was created in 1995 by Messrs Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, President and CEO. With its many years of experience and thanks to its team of over 3000 employees, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be among the leaders in its markets.

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Grupo Pefaco: 20 years with the local communities – January: Childhood

As part of Grupo Pefaco’s 20th anniversary in 2015, the Group’s founders, Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, want to be even more active in the development of the local communities of the countries in which they are present.

Each month, thematic social actions will take place in the countries in which Grupo Pefaco operates. In January, the Group carried out social actions destined for children. Amongst others, Lydia Ludic Burundi donated food to an orphanage in need and Lydia Ludic Paraguay donated beds and mattresses to an orphanage.

To celebrate the Groups 20th anniversary, Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO have planned to share the event with their employees, their customers and their partners through global actions scheduled throughout the year, in all the Group’s subsidiaries. Amongst its actions, the “Jackpot Salary“ for the employees of the company and gifts for their clients and partners.

Grupo Pefaco was created in 1995 by Messrs. Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, respectively President and CEO. With its many years of experience and thanks to its team of over 3000 employees, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be among the leaders in its markets.

Lydia Ludic Burundi helped the orphanage Nezerwa from Kinama

Lydia Ludic Burundi helped the orphanage Nezerwa from Kinama

Elsie Niyomwungere, communication manager at  Lydia Ludic Burundi, is being interviewed by locall mas media

Elsie Niyomwungere, communication manager at Lydia Ludic Burundi, is being interviewed by locall mas media

Lydia Ludic Paraguay fait donated beds and mattresses to the orphanage

Lydia Ludic Paraguay fait donated beds and mattresses to the orphanage

Children of the orphanage Gotitas de Amor from Ità

Children of the orphanage Gotitas de Amor from Ità

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Grupo Pefaco attends Investur Ivory Coast in Barcelona

On Monday February 2nd, the Foment del Treball Nacional in Barcelona hosted the official Investur Ivory Coast meeting, organized by the Consulate of Ivory Coast under the theme “Business and Investment Opportunities in Ivory Coast”, to boost the economies of Spain and Ivory Coast by developing new projects together.

Amongst authorities who attended the event were: his Excellency Charles Darius Atchimon Ake, Ambassador of Ivory Coast, Mr. Andrés Carasso Vendrell, Consul of Ivory Coast and Mr. Jean-Marie Somet, General Director of the Office of Tourism of Ivory Coast.

The meeting aimed at strengthening the bonds between both countries and promoting cooperation between them. It contributes to the creation of business opportunities for Spanish companies in Ivory Coast, which attended the meeting in great numbers. The event was a success for the professionals and experts from private and public sectors present and milestones of numerous projects between Ivory Coast and Spain were set.

Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO sent a representative of Grupo Pefaco to attend the meeting. Grupo Pefaco’s headquarters are located in Barcelona, Spain. The Group is present in Ivory Coast since 1997 through its Gaming & Leisure division, Lydia Ludic, and currently employs more than 600 people.

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