EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
DEVENDRA MISHRA, Executive Director & Co-Founder, BSMA
Devendra Mishra, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) and the Hollywood Innovation and Technology Society (HITS), is an internationally recognized authority on supply chain management thinking and practice. For two decades he has been committed to the adoption of disruptive technologies in media, entertainment and life sciences. He has served as the President of Technicolor Worldwide New Media, President and COO of LIVE Entertainment, MD of VCL Carolco (Germany), CEO of Stan Lee Media, CEO of VSA Specialty Distribution, and Vice President of Manufacturing & Distribution of RCA-Ariola Records world-wide. He is a former adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, the editor of the Media & Entertainment Journal, and has published over 120 papers on supply chain management and digital transformation.
Franck Toussaint, Founder and Managing director BSMA Europe
Franck Toussaint is Executive Director for Europe of the global association Bio Supply Chain Management Alliance (BSMA).
For more than 20 years, Franck has implemented and led supply chain optimization projects for both clinical studies and commercial stages companies in various parts of the world. He has been conducting supply chain projects for leading biotech and pharma companies as well as emerging startups, international organizations and nonprofits such as World Bank, MFK as well as for some governmental organizations. He has lead Biolog Europe, an excellence center for life science supply chain and he also previously worked with WBC ventures, a dedicated life science accelerator and venture fund and led successfully two management consulting firms.
Solang Nisingizwe, CEO & Co-Founder, Africa world cargo
Solange Nisingizwe, Co- founder and CEO of Africa World Cargo ltd, is of Rwandan and Swiss Nationality. Born in Kigali, she has grown up and studied in Switzerland at the Universities of Basel and St. Gallen in International affairs. Worked for different companies in various positions including DHL Express Switzerland where she dove into the Logistic World. She started her journey as an entrepreneur in 2017 and founded several companies as Sol&Wax design Ltd: Vuba. – Express Ltd, Cuumba.com Ltd, and Africa World Cargo Ltd. She has expertise in Export, Import, Transport and Logistics. These domains have become her true passion.
Olivier Kadjata, Business Development Manager, Hazgo
Olivier Kadjata, Business Development Manager at HAZGO bvba based in Belgium, is an expert the management of biological infectious substances. Over the 20 years in logistic management, he has upheld the highest possible quality standards throughout the entire logistics process offering cost-efficient management know-how combined with pharma and dangerous goods expertise. His focus has been the management of cold chain process around the world but especially in Africa to move infectious substances for international labs, governmental bodies, research institutes and NGOs, who are working in remote areas around the world to contain infectious diseases and prevent pandemics.