The Ekurhuleni Captains of Industry Forum (ECOIF) gathered at the Mercedes Benz Dealership by the East Rand Mall to offer recognition to Dawie Roodt’s Sake-Beeld 2016 Economist award. The event offered COIF members the chance to pick the top economists brain on various business issues.
Mr Roodt spoke about entrepreneurs and business people taking the responsibility to fix South Africa. He said “you need to develop the skilled labour workforce and keep up with the advancements in the technological advancement that is currently happening within the manufacturing sector. We need to trust each other more for this country to prosper”. He pointed out that South Africa could benefit from exporting education into the rest of Africa as we have one of the highest ranked universities in Africa.