Louis Bena, Benatshipama
Founder and Director of Impetus Africa Group - CANADA
Louis Bena, Benatshipama is a successful “Canadian-Congolese” Corporate Sales Executive, Businessman and Entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience from various industries and sectors in North America. Mr. Benatshipama is the Founder and Director of IMPETUS AFRICA GROUP – A strategic business development agency helping global companies and entrepreneurs develop high-profile, large-scale projects in Africa via collaborations with developers, governments, investors, and high-level financiers. To date, IMPETUS AFRICA has received over $1Billion USD in request for proposals for services from companies and entrepreneurs in Africa, Canada, Germany, United State of America, and United Kingdom. Prior to founding the agency, Mr. Benatshipama was the Canadian-based Director of Business Development for a Congolese-owned, US-Based Green Coffee Beans Importer and Distributor. As a member of the North America’s executive team, Mr. Benatshipama was instrumental to introducing fresh Coffee Beans from the Bukavu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, in central Africa to Canadian coffee roasters. Mr. Benatshipama started his professional career as an intern at Scotiabank Group, one of the “BIG FIVE” chartered Canadian financial institutions and eventually moved on and excelled in commercial sales and business development at some of the world’s largest and most reputable corporations. Mr. Benatshipama is a graduate of the School of Business at MacEwan University and he is currently completing executive development programs at Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.