Venia International is a company founded in the late 90s by the entrepreneur Sebastien Clamorgan. Since its inception the investment firm aimed to open the gateways to Africa and Middle East, becoming a reference point for Africa and Middle East. It has built some joint ventures with brands of different sector, among these there’s Eat’n’Go, a group located in Lagos, Nigeria, whose mission was to become the leading food operator in Africa. It has entered the market as the exclusive master franchisee for two great international franchises: Domino’s Pizza and Cold Stone Cremery. Recently Eat ‘N’ go celebrated the opening of the 100th store.
Sebastien Clamorgan (Venia International): 100th Eat’N’go store
Domino’s Pizza Nigeria, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yoghurt belong to Eat’N’Go, a joint venture including Venia International as shareholder, a company founded by Sebastien Clamorgan, whose aim is to open the gateways to Africa and Middle East. Recently, Eat’N’Go opened its 100th outlet in the country, after the renovation and re-opening of its Yaba Lagos Outlet. In this regard, the CEO Patrick McMichael is extremely grateful for his employees, customers, partners and the public for their loyalty and support over the years, declaring: “We are excited to be celebrating the opening of our 100th store in Nigeria. This is a huge accomplishment for us, especially because we achieved this in seven years. We are also grateful to the operating environment for helping us excel in our business even in the midst of challenges. We have experienced goodwill from staffs, and particularly our customers who have been there for us, as we continue to grow as a quick service restaurant in Nigeria”. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Eat’n’Go is a food and beverage group which started operations in 2012 with the opening of its Saka Tinubu store with the brands Domino’s Pizza and Cold Stone creamer. In seven years, the company expanded to several region across the country, achieving surprising results.
Sebastien Clamorgan: the foundation of Venia International
A global consulting and investment firm focused on opening the gateways to Africa and the Middle East, Venia International was founded in the late 90s by Sebastien Clamorgan, a businessman and Entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience working in private equity, shipping, logistics, food & beverage, real estate businesses. From inception, it undertook several projects across multiple sectors of industry in order to become a reference point of its area. Due to its early success, it kept on launching plans, creating partnerships with international players of various sectors. Recently established some joint ventures with companies operating in different fields: food and beverage, oil & gas, logistics and shipping. In particular, among these, emerges Eat’n’go: a group located in Lagos, Nigeria, whose mission was to become the premier food operator in Africa. It has entered the market as the exclusive master franchisee for two great international franchises: Domino’s Pizza, a $6 billion fast food giant and Cold Stone Creamery, a $1.5 billion rising star. Currently it counts 100 opened stores. In August and September 2012, the first two Domino’s Pizza and Cold Stone stores in Sub-Saharan Africa were opened in Lagos, Nigeria. Today, the society founded by Sebastien Clamorgan boats over 3000 employees and thanks to its diverse investments it achieved his goal: becoming a key player for the African and Middle East Region.