Mobile telecom MTN appoints Ralph Mupita as new Chief Executive Officer

SOUTH AFRICA – MTN, a multinational mobile telecommunications company, has announced the appointment of Ralph Mupita as its new group Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mupita will be taking over from Rob Shuter, who is set to step down at the end of August. Mupita, the group’s current chief financial officer, will start his duties in September 2020, the company said. He will also take on the role of group president. “The current group president and CEO, Rob Shuter, will step down from his executive responsibilities on 31 August 2020 and…

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Experian Africa appoints Ferdie Pieterse as the new chief executive officer

AFRICA – Experian, the global information services company, has appointed Ferdie Pieterse as the new chief executive officer for Experian Africa, effective immediately. Pieterse is a seasoned Africa and emerging markets executive, with extensive pan-Africa experience. He has held various C-Suite roles in listed and non-listed entities within the financial services sector. “We are committed to providing end to end continuity and customer centricity to our clients, and strong leadership to our Experian Africa employees. We are therefore very pleased to welcome Ferdi to the team,” said Marco Benvenuto, chief…

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General Electric appoints Nyimpini Mabunda as Chief Executive Officer for Southern Africa

SOUTHERN AFRICA – General Electric (GE), a global digital industrial company, has announced the appointment of Nyimpini Mabunda as the Chief Executive Officer for Southern Africa. His mandate is to lead growth in the region and drive alignment across its Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy businesses. He will also drive GE’s BBBEE roadmap and processes in South Africa. Over his 23-year career, Nyimpini is an accomplished business leader with a track record of consistent performance and business transformation across FMCG, Telecoms and Financial Services having occupied senior roles in…

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ZAM appoints Florence Muleya as new Chief Executive Officer

ZAMBIA – Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Florence Muleya to take over over from Chipego Zulu who is currently the Associations Vice President (South). Muleya previously worked as a Researcher and Manager at the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR), an institution committed to working towards sound economic policies. “Zambia Association of Manufacturers welcomes Muleya to the “Voice of Industry” and look forward to supporting her in enhancing the performance and contribution of the manufacturing sector to national development under…

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AGF’S CEO Felix Bikpo retires as his deputy Jules Ngankam takes over the position

AFRICA – African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (AGF) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Felix Bikpo, has decided to retire from his position after a 9-year tenor since its founding.   Pursuant to the recommendation of the shareholders, Bikpo was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors as of July 1, 2020. Bikpo was however requested to continue offering his services to the Company in a new capacity as Board Chairman. “My greatest satisfaction is that the financial sector has come to understand the role of…

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