Emmanuel Essis, the General Manager of CEPICI (Centre de Promotion des Investissements en Côte d'Ivoire), the Investment Promotion Centre of Ivory Coast, is a prominent business figure in Ivory Coast. He was ranked as Marcopolis' #5 most powerful business leader.
His business experience started when he became the director of Coca-Cola for several countries in West Africa. He returned to Ivory Coast to dig further in the country's growing economic sector. He formed a team of young professionals whose mission is to attract foreign investors in the country and to provide insight for the growing business environment. Having spent his entire career in Canada, Emmanuel Essis has experience in both Western and African investing sectors. CEPICI aspires to contribute to the promotion, facilitation, assistance and support of its investors. Through CEPICI, economic revival in Ivory Coast continues to grow because the opportunities to invest in the country are available.