Madlyn Cazalis

Biography of Mr. Christian NGAN : Madlyn Cazalis Founder

M. Christian NGAN – Founder and CEO of Madlyn Cazalis Group
Christian Ngan is currently the Founder and CEO of Madlyn Cazalis Group, a Cameroonian cosmetic company, with finance, design, marketing, supply chain, controlling, distribution, human resources and customer’s relationship assignments. He is also the Founder of Goldsky Partners, a consulting firm and Managing Director of Société d’Expansion Pharmaceutique des Acacias, a small pharmaceutical company. The numerous campaigns organized by government, civil society and health promotion organizations on the danger of using skin lightening products seems to be losing its effects as many new initiatives are coming up presenting lighter skin texture as a determinant feature in black beauty. Madlyn Cazalis was founded to prevent young Africans from dangers of bleaching their skins, by encouraging natural well-adapted products. Now, the company has more than 20 references and more than 60 retail outlets in Africa. Madlyn Cazalis’ main goal is to launch various investment projects in Africa, to raise consciousness, and make Africans proud of their identity by creating quality-African-owned products.
Prior being an entrepreneur and developing Madlyn Cazalis’ brand in 2012, Mr. Ngan worked as an Associate at Findercod, an Investment Banking firm in Paris where he dedicated to the Long Term Financing and Private Equity areas. In 2010 he worked within the Corporate Finance division of Quilvest Group, a Family Office and Private Equity fund with $30 billion assets under management. Mr. Ngan worked essentially on mergers, acquisitions and fundraising assignments in numerous sectors such as Consumer Goods, Energy Cleantech, Technology, Media, Telecom, Financial Services and Luxury. He previously worked at Société Générale Credit and Investment Banking in Paris as a Leveraged Buy Out Analyst and for the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in Cameroon as an Economic Research Assistant.
Mr. Ngan holds a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from EM Lyon Business School, a Master’s degree in International Affairs, a Master’s degree in Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, a degree in Economics from University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, a Certificate from French Trade Advisors and a Honorary Diploma delivered by Catholic University of Central Africa to Madlyn Cazalis for promoting youth business initiatives in Africa. He is skilled in company valuation, financial modeling, marketing, strategic planning, coaching and design. He is also an international keynote speaker and participated to TEDxAkwa, the first TED Talk in a  French-Speaking African country. In 2014, he was invited to Libreville by His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon, to discuss on social and economic issues. He was also speaker at the Islamic Development Bank 40th Anniversary in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He received numerous awards and nominations from major institutions such as CEO Magazine for “Titans Building Nations” and CNBC Africa for “West Africa Best Young Leader of the Year”. He is the Cameroon “Get in the Ring Investment Battle” 2014 Winner. Christian was also listed by Forbes as one of the "30 Most promising entrepreneur in Africa of 2014",listed by by Young People in International Affairs as in the “Top 35 Africans under 35 in 2014” and among the Top 100 Africa Economic Leaders for Tomorrow by Choiseul Institute in France. Mr. was also temporary lecturer at ISCOM (Communication School) and ESG (Business School) in Paris.