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Themed 'D&S v3.0', this year's Management Conference, a hybrid event spanning seven days, has taken place in the Conference facility of the Dayliff Building at D&S HO using new state of the art conferencing equipment for the first time that enhanced and enriched the experience for all participants.

Organized by Group CEO David Gatende, the event was the most inclusive ever as conference attendees contributed from across the region and across the world.
The impressive line-up of external speakers included Yudah Yogo Head of Retail Strategy, Safaricom, Lawrence Githinji, Regional Director Kone Lifts, Thomas Yongo, a regional Bechtel Executive and international contributors George Chiang, MD Geocon, Guilio Pedrollo, CEO Pedrollo Group, and Prof Costas Markides, Professor of Business Strategy, London Business School all of whom lent their unique perspectives on the conference theme and critical issues in today's challenging world. Highlights included the launch of the 2022 D&S Product Manual as well as exciting new digital innovations and addresses from Board Advisors, Directors, the CEO and Chairman. It was noted that one of the consequences of the global pandemic has been to accelerate the acceptance of virtual conferencing, resulting in a substantial reduction in cost as well as wider participation from Group staff