Leon Ayo, CEO of Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa
Leon Ayo, CEO of Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa

The Odgers Berndtson CEO x 1 Day programme gives MBA students an opportunity to spend a day in the shoes of a senior executive. Through a rigorous selection process, Odgers Berndtson identifies students with outstanding leadership potential and matches them with a CEO from a leading South African organisation.  

Read more below about the programme and about the changing business environment in which today's CEOs work, the skills they need to develop – whether they oversee a large company or a small start-up – and the passion they must have for their jobs.

In this video, Leon Ayo, CEO of Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa, explains how companies and their CEOs need to adjust to the skills and expectations of the next generation of workers. 

Want to read more about the CEO x 1 Day programme?

Visit the website to learn more about the selection process, the business schools taking part in the programme, and the companies whose CEOs give their time to meet the students.

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