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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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Citigroup appoints Peter Babej as Asia Pacific chief executive

October 17, 2019

HONG KONG – American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation, Citigroup Inc has named Peter Babej, as its new Asia Pacific chief executive officer, Reuters reported in October this year. Peter Babej was serving as the U.S. banks global head of financial institutions group before being promoted to Asia Pacific’s chief executive’s office. According […]

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Daisy Danjuma succeeds Theophilus Danjuma as Chairman of May and Baker Plc

October 4, 2019

May & Baker Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, has in October this year announced that Daisy Danjuma will succeed Theophilus Danjuma as Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company. This comes after the immediate former chairman Mr. Theophilus Danjuma chose to retire from his Director and Chair of the company’s […]

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IMF appoints Kristalina Georgieva as new MD

September 26, 2019

GLOBAL – The International Monetary Fund has formally selected Kristalina Georgieva to be the fund’s Managing Director. The Bulgarian nation will become the second woman ever to lead the 62 years old, 189-member institution. The selection had been all but guaranteed after the global crisis lender said earlier this month that Georgieva, a former World […]

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Vanguard Life appoints George Addison as new MD

September 18, 2019

GHANA – Vanguard Life Assurance Company Limited, has appointed Mr George Addison as the new Managing Director (MD) of the company. Mr. Addison comes to the position with an impressive over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, 12 years of which has been in leadership and senior management positions He has previously held senior […]

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Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom names Michael Joseph as interim CEO

July 8, 2019

KENYA – Kenya-listed mobile network operator and telecommunications giant, Safaricom Plc has appointed Michael Joseph as interim CEO of the company effective immediately. Michael who previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom was appointed to the role by the company board following the passing of Bob Collymore on 1 July. Mr Joseph is […]

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General Electric appoints Jaime Morais as new head of Angola

June 14, 2019

ANGOLA – General Electric (GE), an American multinational conglomerate, has appointed Jaime Morais as the new Country Leader for GE in Angola, In his new position, Jaime will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Angola. Jaime, who is also GE Africa’s Government affairs Leader for […]

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Africa’s Talking appoints co-founder Bilha Ndirangu as new CEO

April 1, 2019

KENYA – Africa’s Talking, Kenya-based API platform for software developers has named Bilha Ndirangu, company co-founder as the new Chief Executive Officer. Bilha, who was Chief Commercial Officer of the company succeeds Samuel Gikandi, also the company co-founder who has been appointed CEO of Africa’s Talking Labs (AT Labs), a newly established entity. According to […]

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Uber Egypt appoints Ahmad Hammouda as new country General Manager

March 16, 2019

EGYPT – Uber Egypt has appointed Ahmad Hammouda as the new General Manager for the country in charge of local operations, effective immediately. Ahmad Hammouda is the company’s operations executive and succeeds Abdellatif Waked who was promoted to be the General Manager for Uber in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In his […]

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Liquid Telecom names Dennis Kahindi new Chief Executive Officer in Uganda

March 11, 2019

UGANDA – Liquid Telecom, the subsidiary of Zimbabwe based diversified telecommunications group, Econet Wireless has appointed Dennis Keko Kahindi as Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Telecom Uganda. He will lead the group’s business activities in Uganda, responsible for accelerating Liquid Telecom’s growth and market penetration. He has 15 years’ experience in this role having previously […]

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