Sebastiaan Vaessen

Head-Strategy, Naspers Ltd.

Sebastiaan Vaessen

Head-Strategy, Naspers Ltd.

Biography

Sebastiaan (‘Seb’)  Vaessen is Head of Strategy at Naspers Group.

Naspers Group is a global consumer internet group and one the largest tech investors in the world. Naspers holds positions in leading platforms in social (Tencent, Mail.ru), classifieds (OLX, LetGo), food delivery (iFood, Delivery Hero, Swiggy), FinTech (PayU), and video entertainment (MultiChoice) in high growth markets. Naspers is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (NPN.SJ) with a market cap of $100Bn+

As Group Head of Strategy, Seb has responsibility for global portfolio strategy, identifying new investment opportunities, corporate development, and special projects. He sits on the Board of Directors at iFood, ShopDNA and Makmende. He was previously a strategy consultant with Monitor Group and Bain & Company. He received a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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