Eddie Ford Brown

CEO, Francophone Africa, Prudential

Eddie Ford Brown is the Chief Executive Officer Francophone Africa of Prudential. His zone includes Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, and Togo. Since his appointment as Group CEO in 2005, he has piloted the company’s growth and profitability as well as forged partnerships that provide a stronger platform for its products and services. Mr Brown spearheaded the recent merger with the United Kingdom Insurance giant Prudential PLC.  Mr. Brown is a member of the Harvard Business School Africa Advisory Board. He also served as Board Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cameroon. He has won many recognition awards, including the prestigious  Médaille d’Officier dans L’Ordre du Merite Ivorien.