WEF board seat for INM’s Survé
THE FOUNDER and executive chairman of the Sekunjalo Group, Dr Iqbal Survé, has been appointed to a World Economic Forum (WEF) board. Survé has been appointed to the Stewardship Board of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Shaping the Future of Information and Entertainment System Initiative, where he will be expected to impart his leadership on media technology and the future of media as a tool for social change. The Stewardship Board is comprised of 20 chief executives, ministers and heads of agency from around the globe, and is considered one of the most important strategic boards of the WEF, as it is informed by an expert network that includes more than 5 000 subject matter experts on the future of the creative economy and informed society. “It is an honour to be a part of the board, whose main objective is to enable an economically viable, accountable and transparent flow of content to inform, influence, entertain and/or educate stakeholders, while supporting and empowering them. The digital era is transforming us as individuals and societies. As an organisation we need to ensure that our policies stimulate business growth and keep in mind the needs of our citizens,” said Survé. Survé continues to be a regular Summer Davos participant and serves as the first chairman of the Global Growth Companies Advisory Board and vice-chairman of the Global Agenda Council for emerging Multinationals, including his contributions to the Forum Advisory Board. – Staff Reporter
Independent Media’s Executive Chairman Dr Iqbal Survé.