People & Appointments

General Electric appoints seasoned marketer Selam Amare to head Ethiopia operations

November 12, 2019

ETHIOPIA – American multinational conglomerate with projects in Healthcare, Aviation and Power, General Electric (GE) has announced the appointment of Selam Amare as the Country Leader for Ethiopia. In her new role, Selam will oversee GE’s operations in the country and strengthen our businesses presence in the market, the company said in a press statement. […]

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Dangote Industries appoints Halima Aliko Dangote as Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations

November 12, 2019

NIGERIA – Dangote Industries Limited, one of Africa’s largest and most diversified business conglomerates has appointed Halima Aliko Dangote as the Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Limited.  The company said in a statement that Halima will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the Dangote Group’s customer strategy. The strategy […]

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Ghana’s Electricity Company gets an experienced electrician as new caretaker MD

November 6, 2019

GHANA – The government of Ghana has appointed Kwame Agyeman-Budu as the interim Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) following the exit of Eng. Samuel Boakye Appiah who served for three years. Mr. Agyeman-Budu, until his appointment, was serving as the Electricity Company’s Deputy Managing Director in charge of Corporate Services. The […]

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Vodafone Ghana beefs up management with 2 new senior appointments

November 6, 2019

GHANA – Vodafone Ghana has made two new additions to its Senior Management team in line with a company strategy of charting a leadership path in innovation and creativity. The two new members of the senior management team are Haytham Ammar- who has been appointed Finance Director-and Tawa Bolarin – who joins Vodafone’s management team […]

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European Investment Bank appoints Alfredo Abad as head of Cairo office to strengthen engagement with Egyptian partners

November 5, 2019

EGYPT — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has appointed Alfredo Abad as the bank’s head of the Cairo office to strengthen engagement with Egyptian partners. EIB Vice President, Dario Scannapieco, while commenting on the appointment said that the Bank was delighted to Alfredo join as Head of its Cairo office in Egypt.  “Alfredo brings extensive […]

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IFC appoints Ji Yeon Ryu as new Resident Representative for Korea

November 4, 2019

KOREA—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has appointed Ji Yeon Ryu as its new Resident Representative in Korea. IFC said in a statement that the appointment was effective as from November 4th,2019 and that Ryu will be responsible for encouraging Korean investments in emerging markets.  The global development institution added that Ryu will […]

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Jane Fraser appointed as Citi Bank’s first female president

October 29, 2019

UNITED STATES- American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation Citigroup Inc has promoted Jane Fraser to the position of President and head head of its global consumer bank. Her appointment strategically puts her in a position to become the first female chief executive of the U.S. bank. The Bank said in a statement that […]

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UK impact investor CDC appoints Andrew Brown as MD/Deputy CIO

October 28, 2019

UNITED KINGDON – CDC Group, UK’s impact investor for Africa and South Asia, has appointed Andrew Brown as Deputy Chief Investment Officer and a Managing Director in a move to further strengthen its management team. According to a press release by CDC, Mr Brown has a wealth of experience in the emerging markets private equity […]

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Capt. Musa Nuhu to head Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority

October 25, 2019

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Capt. Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. According to a statement issued in Abuja in October by the Director, Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Aviation, James Odaudu, the NCAA boss replaces Capt. Muktar Usman, the erstwhile DG of […]

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Zennith Bank Ghana appoints Anthony Ogunranti as MD/CEO

October 24, 2019

GHANA – Zenith Bank Ghana, a leading financial services provider in the country has appointed Anthony Akindele Ogunranti as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Ogunranti takes over from Henry Oroh who has been elevated to the position of Executive Director in Zenith Bank PLC, the parent company of Zenith Bank Ghana based […]

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