Daniel David

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CEO | STV

Daniel David is a distinguished media businessman in Mozambique and the CEO & Chairman of The SOICO Group which is the leading private media group in the country, SOICO Group is comprised of the television channel “STV” (2002), the international cable news channel “STV Notícias” (2014), the daily newspaper “O País” (2005) and the radio station “SFM” (2004); and Chairman of the board of SOICO Foundation (FUNDASO) – an institution which aims at developing transformational projects with a lasting impact on the lives of Mozambicans, focusing heavily on sustainability. In 2014 he launched the Mozambican Economic and Social Forum – MOZEFO - inaugurating a space of intersectoral and inter-generational dialogue that did not exist in the country until then. Through MOZEFO, Daniel David assumed the mission of contributing to accelerated, inclusive and sustainable economic growth for Mozambique, bringing together the private sector, public sector and civil society in a debate platform aimed at identifying challenges and proposing solutions for a more humanized growth. In 2014 he created MozTech, currently Mozambique’s largest technology fair, a space for debate, interaction and exchange of experiences between different sectors of society with the aim of putting technology at the service of the country’s development. He also created the 100 best SME Award, which since 2012 rewards the best performing small and medium-sized companies in the Mozambican market.