Why CGCSA Summit 2013?

Take home real value from the CGCSA Summit 2013. At this year’s summit, we provide you with clear responses to the economic and competitive impacts on your business, practical tools for success and real opportunities to identify where sustainable bottom-line growth lies for your business.
Hear from over 50 leading local and international speakers including: Grant Pattison: CEO Massmart, Co-Chair CGCSA, Bryan Gildenberg: Chief Knowledge Officer Kantar Retail, Therese Gearhart: President Coca Cola Southern Africa, Professor John Simpson: Director of The Unilever Institute, University of Cape Town, Joost Snels: Senior Scientist & Expert Leader in Fresh SCM, Wageninen University, Holland, Brian Coppin : MD Fruit and Veg City and many many more...

Key Themes
The SA industry agenda
  • Skills Development - Shape an optimal team
  • Legal & Regulatory - From compliance to competitive edge
  • Customer & Shopper Marketing - Drive the Path to Purchase
  • Field Sales & Winning at the POP - Master the last 50 yards
  • Supply Chain Success - Discover new dimensions of efficiency
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Message from the CEO
"Following the resounding success of the CGCSA Conference 2012, we at CGCSA are working once again to deliver a relevant and meaningful consumer goods industry event tailor-made to suit and face head on the prevailing issues in our industry. This year the CGCSA Summit 2013 is all about keeping it real – we will look at the burning issues facing us every day and provide delegates in attendance with real solutions to their most pressing business imperatives. Join us as we showcase the industry as the powerful force that it is. As always we appreciate your support and welcome feedback. We look forward to welcoming you to the consumer goods event of the year.”
Gwarega Mangozhe, CEO of CGCSA

Our Advisory Panel
The CGCSA Summit advisory panel have put their heads together to bring you a rich and relevant agenda, reflecting the true expectations of retailers, suppliers and third-party service providers.

Become a Summit Partner

The CGCSA Summit 2013 provides the ideal opportunity for businesses to showcase their products and services to a qualified audience consisting of up to 650 industry decision makers.
Be an exhibitor – Enjoy high and visible exposure for your brand on the exhibition floor over a two-day period.
Be a sponsor – Demonstrate that your organisation shares the values and believes in the council that represents you.

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CGCSA Directors

Grant Pattison
CEO: Massmart Holdings

Sullivan O’Carroll (Chairman)
Chairman & MD: Nestlé SA

Gwarega Mangozhe

Russell Behrens
Exec Grains: Tiger Brands

Brian Finch

Wayne Hook

Grattan Kirk
CEO: JD Group

Charlotte Maponya
MD: Maponya Group

Ian Moir
CEO: Woolworths

Abdul Razak Moosa
MD & CEO: Willowton Oil & Cake Mills

Phildon Roux
CEO: Pioneer Foods

Zyda Rylands
MD: Woolworths Food

Dudley Saayman
Finance Director: BAT SA

Doug Smollan
Chairman: Smollan Holdings

Llewellyn Steeneveldt
Group Commercial Exec: Massmart Holdings

Cobus Rossouw
Chief Integration Officer: Imperial Logistics