Vodafone Group will hand over management of its Ghana unit to the UK carrier’s separately listed South African division in April, the latest step to bring the company’s operations on the continent under one roof.
Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Division has appointed Ramasela Ganda to the position of Chief Executive, Avis Budget Rent-a-Car with effect from 01 May 2020.
Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat has been appointed Egypt’s governor at the World Bank and several other economic institutions.
JSE-listed airline operator, Comair, has announced the appointment of four new Directors to its Board, an independent lead Director, a new Company Secretary, as well as a new Chief Information Officer.
The Group Managing Director/CEO of Dangote Cement., Engr. Joseph Makoju will retire as GMD/CEO effective January 31, 2020, a position he has held since 2018; according to a report from the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The Economic Community of West African States has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina for a second term at the helm of the institution.
Sudatel Telecom Group Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Sami Yousif Mohamed as CEO and Group President effective immediately.
Africa’s largest vendor neutral data centre, Teraco, has announced that Lex Van Wyk will step down as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 January 2020.
Training management firms like Edify Learning Forum Africa, ELFA, have been at the forefront of designing, managing and redefining organizational learning processes in Africa over the years.
Walid Amer is an experienced Certified Management Accountant with proven leadership expertise in assisting others in understanding the instrumental role finance data plays in improving business processes.
Several reasons explain why SMEs in Ghana and West Africa struggle to raise funding to finance their growth: many entrepreneurs have limited knowledge of fundraising options available to them.
Fintech software specialist, e4, has announced the appointment of Grant Phillips as the Chief Executive Officer of the Group.
GCR has suspended Educor Holdings long and short term, national scale issuer ratings of B+(ZA) and B(ZA), Rating Watch Negative, and the international scale rating of B-, Rating Watch Negative, due to a lack of sufficient information.
The Argidius Foundation and the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) have declared Amani Institute the winner of the Argidius-ANDE Talent Challenge (AATC).
Radwa Khairy has over a decade's worth of experience in the Human Resources, Hospitality and Travels fields. In December 2018, she founded Talents Fit, a recruitment platform servicing human resourcing and employment needs in Egypt.
The Cell C board has appointed Douglas Craigie Stevenson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Craigie Stevenson was appointed as interim CEO in March this year.
FTI Consulting expands Corporate Finance & Restructuring in EMEA, appoints three Senior Managing Directors
FTI Consulting announced the appointment of three Senior Managing Directors in the firm’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment in London, to help further expand the firm’s market-leading restructuring offering in EMEA.
In its quest to continually champion sustainable practices in the African capital markets, The Nigerian Stock Exchange has launched Facts Behind the Sustainability Report (FBSR).
Thanks to the litany of recent governance failures, and the high-profile scandals in the private and public sectors, governance has shot up the public agenda.
Wells Fargo & Company has appointed John Langley as the new regional president for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), effective July 1.
Western Union has appointed Mohamed Touhami el Ouazzani as Regional Vice President and Head of North, Central and West Africa, based in Casablanca to lead Western Union’s business in the region
Andersen Global has announced the addition of its first collaborating firm in South Africa.
Starting your own business can be a very rewarding thing to do. Freeing yourself from the tedium of a 9 to 5 job and being able to be your own boss and make your own decisions can be liberating.
Club Travel Corporate, a division of the Thebe Tourism Group, has announced the appointment of Kananelo Makhetha as its new CEO.
FTI Consulting has announced the continued growth of its South African practice with the addition of a team of eight experts from Econex, a leading trade, competition and applied economics consultancy firm.
The CEO of Productivity South Africa has reported that the Workplace Challenge Programme (WCP) has to date assisted 1 000 companies and successfully led to the retention of more than 50 000 jobs since its inception in 1998.
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Dennis Keko Kahindi as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Liquid Telecom Uganda.
Telecommunication company Vodafone Ghana has appointed Patricia Obo-Nai as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019.
Jude Menes is a Nigerian-American attorney and founder of Menes Konsult Firms, in partnership with Europlaw, a group of firms dedicated to advising and guiding foreign investors and relations in Africa.
[South Africa] Clickatell announces new appointments to bolster growth
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has announced the appointment of Wanjiku Mugane as a Senior Advisor in Kenya.
Nigeria based airline Green Africa Airways has announced that Mr. Gbenga Oyebode has joined its Founding Board of Directors.
Nigeria’s latest entrant into the aviation industry, Green Africa Airways has appointed Joshua Koshy as its Chief Financial Officer.
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group, has appointed Ms. Arunma Oteh to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.
Dubai based airline Emirates has announced appointments to its commercial operations team across the Middle East, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Africa.
The Centurion Law Group has announced the hiring of Glenda Irvine-Smith and Unathi Twala as Director of Business Development & International Relations and Communications Coordinator respectively.
Lufthansa Group has appointed Adenike Macaulay as general manager sales for Nigeria & Equatorial Guinea.
South Africa’s power generating company Eskom has concluded the Section 189 process for its top executive structure, reducing the number of positions in the organisation.
MTN Group has made several new executive appointments, including the position of Chief Technology & Information Officer and Executive for Corporate Services & Sustainability.
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), has launched an incubation and acceleration board called Ibuka.
Lara Onafeko is a Nigerian entrepreneur, CEO of consulting firm Sidney Folarin Consulting, located in Cape Town, South Africa.
Andersen Global has announced a collaboration agreement with Mondon Conseil International, a Western African tax consulting, legal, accounting and financial advisory services firm based in Ivory Coast.
Vumatel and Tsebo, two companies funded by Vantage Capital, were recognized as the best medium-size and large-size private equity-backed South African growth champions respectively.
Global Reporting Initiative has appointed Bekeme Olowola, Founderof CSR-in-Action in Nigeria, as a member of its Board of Directors, where she will be joining a leading caste of global sustainability professionals.
Telkom Kenya has appointed Mr. Mugo Kibati as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Rockwell Automation has named Susana Gonzalez president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.
Cell C has announced the appointment of Zafar ‘Zaf’ Mahomed as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has appointed Ms. Aya Chebbi from Tunisia as his Envoy for the Youth.
The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, has announced new appointments to the Group.
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, has announced the co-option to its Board of Directors of Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye.
Ford Motor Company has announced the appointment of Doreen Mashinini as General Manager, Marketing for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa, placing him in charge of four key markets in the region.
Kevin Hedderwick has joined the Real Foods board as Group Strategic Director. Antony Ball, the former co-founder, CEO and major shareholder of Brait, has also joined the Real Foods board as of 1 October 2018.
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Adil Youssefi as the new Regional CEO of East Africa, where he will oversee five key markets in the region.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Rwanda, Louise Mushikiwabo, has been appointed the new Secretary General of La Francophonie.
Digitalisation expert, e4, has appointed Masego Khutsoane as its new Divisional Head of Financial Services. Khutsoane joins e4 with a wealth of experience having held senior positions within the JSE, Absa, Woolworths Financial Services and Nedbank.
East Africa Business Council, EABC, has appointed Hon. Peter Mathuki as the acting Executive Director following the resignation of Ms. Lilian Awinja.
Noble Systems Corporation, a global company in omnichannel contact center technologies, has announced further growth within Africa and Middle East region with the appointment of Les Forsman as the Country Manager for South Africa.
IT company Global Voice Group has announced the appointment of Mr. James Gabriel Claude as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Colin E. MUKETE, Chairman of the Board of Directors of MTN Cameroon, has announced on behalf of the Board, the appointment of Mr. Hendrik KASTEEL to the position of Chief Executive Officer of MTN Cameroon, effective 17 September 2018.
Aviation industry veteran, Wrenelle Stander, has been appointed Executive in charge of Comair's airlines division, the company's CEO, Erik Venter has announced.
Oracle has announced the appointment of Andrew Sordam as Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect.
Martina Biene is the new Head of the Volkswagen Brand in South Africa, effective 1 October 2018.
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has confirmed the appointment of Remco Althuis as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, CEO of Jack Hammer, the largest independent executive search firm in Africa, says in the past year there has been a 75% increase in briefs from US-based businesses seeking assistance with leadership appointments in Africa.
DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has appointed Egidio Monteiro to take on the role of CEO, Southern Africa, with effect from 1 October 2018.
Five months after joining Equity Group Holdings Plc, Polycarp Igathe has been confirmed and named the Managing Director of Equity Bank Kenya.
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has appointed Blanché Hanstein as the new Office Manager of its Windhoek Office in Namibia.
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has appointed Graça Sim-Sim as its Country Manager for Rwanda.
Counterpart International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mutale Chilangwa as Regional Director of the Africa portfolio. Mutale brings to Counterpart more than 23 years of international development experience in economic, trade, food security, and governance issues facing both the private and public sectors.
The President and the Vice President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Hon Justice Sylvain Oré from Côte d’Ivoire and Hon Justice Ben Kioko from Kenya respectively, have been re-elected for the second and final term of two years to lead the Bureau.
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) scooped the first prize award in the Regional/International and Diplomatic Missions Category at the 2018 Botswana Consumer Fair.
Experts from UN-Habitat, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Union Commission, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa, members of academia, representatives from civil society and local governments met in Nairobi to chart out the process of elaborating a Model Law.
The Board of Directors of the United Bank for Africa has announced the appointment of four new members to its board, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
International provider of air, sea and road freight services, DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Christelle Fadel to lead its business in Morocco.
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group announces the appointment of Yves Mayilamene as Group Executive, Human Resources, following the resignation of Julie Essiam early this year.
Global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc. has announced the continued expansion of the firm’s service offering in South Africa with the appointment of John Geel.
Kenya’s Mr. John Omo has been elected the new Secretary General of the African Telecommunications Union (ATU).
Nestlé Ghana has appointed Mrs. Philomena Tan, Business Executive Officer (BEO) for MILO® in Malaysia and Singapore as its new Managing Director.
Nestlé Central & West Africa Limited, a subsidiary of the world’s leading Food and Beverage Company, has appointed Mr. Rémy Ejel as its new Market Head.
Blue Label Technology Solutions, value-added distributor to many leading southern African IT channel partners, has appointed industry veteran Ricky Correia as General Manager.
Goodyear South Africa ha appointed Piotr Czyzyk as the new Director for Trentyre and Commercial business.
Marcia Ashong, of Ghanaian nationality, is an entrepreneur with experience in upstream oil and gas law, project management, consulting and business development. She founded TheBoardroom Africa, an outfit dedicated to increasing female boardroom participation in Africa, with her co-founder Tamsin Jones.
The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mateus Magala as Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources, effective from September 1, 2018.
GE announced today that President & CEO GE Africa, Jay Ireland will retire from GE effective September 30, and Farid Fezoua, President & CEO, GE Healthcare Africa has been named President and CEO, GE Africa.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the appointment of Juan Wheeler as new Chief Financial Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Temenos, the banking software company, is delighted to announce that Alexandre Menage has been appointed as Head of Sales for Temenos in Africa.
Ms. Chileshe Kapwepwe has been appointed the new Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA,Secretary General.
Africa Data Centres (ADC) has named Stephane Duproz as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately.
Mansur M. Nuruddin is a founding Partner of MNCapital Africa Advisors, a financial advisory firm focused on the African market.
The negative effects of gender inequality across the world are a serious issue that institutions and corporations across Africa can no longer avoid.
Nestlé Nigeria’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon has been appointed as second Vice President of Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA).
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has appointed Sachen Gudka as the new Chairman and Mucai Kunyiha as the Vice Chair to lead the organization for a two-year term.
The Board of Directors of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has appointed Patrick Akinwuntan as the Managing Director & Regional Executive - designate of Ecobank Nigeria, subject to applicable regulatory approvals.
Mr. Felipe Jaramillo has been appointed as the new World Bank Country Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, effective July 1, 2018.
Equity Group Holdings Plc has appointed its long serving Group Director of Strategy, Legal Services and Company Secretary Mrs. Mary Wangari Wamae as Group Executive Director overseeing the Group’s subsidiaries.
Multinational technology company, Cisco, has appointed Clayton Naidoo as the new general manager for Sub Saharan Africa.
Mining, geological, technology, and management consulting company CSA Global has announced the appointment of Brendan Clarke as the Manager for its African operations.
The Initiative for Global Development's Board of Directors has announced that Leila Ndiaye will be promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IGD.
The World Bank has appointed Hafez Ghanem as the new World Bank Vice President for Africa, effective July 1.