FMO appoints Michael Jongeneel as the CEO, announces other reappointments

GLOBAL – FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial bank, has announced the appointment of Michael Jongeneel as the bank’s chief executive officer (CEO). He will officially take office on September 1, replacing Linda Broekhuizen. “Michael has a very compelling background which will undoubtedly be valuable for FMO. He brings extensive, relevant experience both stemming from his time at Triodos and through his…

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MTN Group appoints Eliane Houphouet-Boigny as the CEO of MTN Guinea-Bissau

GUINEA-BISSAU – MTN Group, the South African multinational mobile telecommunications company, has announced the appointment of Eliane Houphouet-Boigny as the CEO of MTN Guinea-Bissau, effective 1 July 2021. “I would like to welcome Eliane to the MTN family and look forward to her taking MTN Guinea-Bissau to new heights, as we work to lead digital solutions for Africa’s progress,” said…

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Lori Systems appoints Uche Ogboi as its new Chief Executive Officer

NIGERIA – Lori Systems, Africa’s e-logistics platform has announced the appointment of Uche Ogboi as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ogboi takes over from the company’s co-founder and outgoing CEO, Josh Sandler who will be moving on to serve as Executive Chairman of Lori’s board. Prior to his appointment, Ogboi served as Lori’s Chief Operating Officer, a post he has…

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Airtel Nigeria appoints C. Surendran as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

NIGERIA – Airtel Nigeria, a Telecommunications firm and subsidiary of Airtel Africa plc, has announced the appointment of C. Surendran as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria with effect from August 1. In addition, Surendran will be appointed to the Executive Committee (ExCo) as Regional Operating Director, reporting to the CEO of Airtel Africa plc, and onto…

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Airtel Africa appoints Olusegun Ogunsanya as new Chief Executive Officer

AFRICA – Airtel Africa Plc, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, has announced the appointment of Mr Olusegun Ogunsanya as the new Chief Executive Officer. This follows the notice of retirement given by the current Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Raghunath Mandava, to the Board of the telecoms firm. As per the statement issued by the telco,…

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First Bank of Nigeria appoints Mr Gbenga Shobo as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

NIGERIA – First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the appointment of Mr Gbenga Shobo, who is currently the Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of the bank, as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer designate. The bank’s Chairman, Mrs Ibukun Awosika, said this in a statement that the appointment was subject to all regulatory approvals, including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),…

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MobileMoney Limited appoints Eli Hini as its first Chief Executive Officer

GHANA – MobileMoney Limited (MML), a wholly owned subsidiary of Scancom PLC, has announced the appointment of Mr. Eli Hini as its first Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was made by the MML Board early in the month of April 2021, indicating Eli’s responsibility to drive strategy, business development, innovation and relevant operations for MTN’s Mobile Money business. Prior to…

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Digital logistics company Saloodo! appoints Dr. Antje Huber as Chief Executive Officer

AFRICA – Saloodo!, a digital freight platform and a subsidiary of DHL Global Forwarding, has appointed Dr. Antje Huber as the Chief Executive Officer. She succeeded Thomas Grunau in February 2021 and with a degree in Business Administration and her longstanding experience in logistics management Huber is ideally placed to build on Grunau’s success and further develop Saloodo! into an…

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Career platform Jobberman appoints Rolake Rosiji as new CEO

NIGERIA – Jobberman, a Nigerian based job portal and career platform, has announced in a press release the appointment of Rolake Rosiji as the new Chief Executive Officer. Rosiji takes over from Hilda Kragha, now Managing Director of ROAM Africa Jobs, and will continue the work of establishing Jobberman as the primary platform for job searching, talent acquisition, and transforming…

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Universal Merchant Bank appoints Nana Dwemoh Benneh as new CEO

GHANA – Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), a customized banking provider, has appointed Nana Dwemoh Benneh as the bank’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following the approval of the Central Bank. He succeeds Benjamin Amenumey has completed his tenure as UMB’s Chief Executive after five years of dedicated and growth-oriented service. Nana Dwemoh throughout his career has demonstrated strong leadership and…

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