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"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
-Albert Einstein
Your career vs. your family life: striking the right balance
By Michaelle CHENNAF, Independant Contributor
According to a recent study, the pay gap emerges as soon as you start a family. Reconciling your family life with your work commitments is no easy task and you will probably have to make certain changes in order to strike a balance between the two. Here, we offer a few recommendations.

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7 Questions to José Pires
Head of Trade Finance at Webcor Group
By Violaine REYNIER, Business Developer at Ampersand World
José Pires began his career in the world of finance at PWC in Paris. After working in audit for 10 years, he moved to Cereol (grains and oilseeds trading) in Geneva, becoming Financial European Operations Controller following the takeover by Bunge. He was subsequently appointed Financial Controller EMEA at Noble at a time when the company was expanding rapidly in many regions, including Egypt, Portugal and Ukraine. As we all know he then joined Webcor (Soft Commodities) in 2008 as Head of Trade Finance Group.
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News in AW’s life

We Are Committed to Africa
The economic links between Switzerland and Africa in terms of Commodities are obvious. That is why, we recently launched AWA – Ampersand World Africa. AWA extends the whole range of our services to African firms with international standards but local solutions and a dedicated consultant in charge.

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Proud to Support the Africa CEO Forum
CEOs of the largest African and international companies, political decision makers from more than 40 African countries and the most active bankers and investors on the continent will gather on the 20 and 21 March 2017 in Geneva, for the 5th edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM.

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The Next Cyclope Circle Lunch
The Next Cyclope Circle Lunch will take place the 8th February in Geneva! The occasion for Philippe Chalmin to announce his views and deliver some market forecasts for 2017. Influential people such as bankers, insurers, brokers, managers, traders together will have the pleasure to share this moment around a fine meal. Eager to meet you there.

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Keys to Success
by Jack Ma, Self-Made Billionaire and CEO of Alibaba
Don’t miss out!
We organize business events, seminars, Happy Hours
and attend major events on commodity trading around the world.
Book the dates and join us for a great experience!

CONFERENCE Trading Show West Coast
7th February 2017 | San Francisco, USA
CONFERENCE The West African International Petroleum
21st - 23rd February 2017 | Lagos, Nigeria
CONFERENCE International Petroleum Week
21st - 23rd February 2017 | London, UK

EVENT Happy Hours by Ampersand World - by invitation only
March 2016 I Geneva, Switzerland,
CONFERENCE International Agro-technological Conference
3rd March 2017 | Volgograd, Russia
CONFERENCE Energy Trading Regulations & Compliance Summit
8th - 10th March 2017 | London, UK
20th - 21st March 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland
CONFERENCE CMA Shipping 2017
20th - 22nd March 2017 | Stamford, USA
CONFERENCE China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition
20th - 22nd March 2017 | Beijing, China

CONFERENCE International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference and Exhibition (ICOPCE)
25th – 28th April 2017 | Singapore
CONFERENCE Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC)
26th - 28th April 2017 | Singapore
> Check the Full List of Events Here
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