Uganda Airlines appoints Jennifer Bamuturaki as new Chief Executive Officer

UGANDA – Uganda Airlines has appointed Jennifer Bamuturaki as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Bamuturaki has been serving as interim CEO for more than a year after the firm suspended and later fired former CEO Cornwell Muleya, some board members and some staff over allegations of corruption and mismanagement. In a letter from the works and transport minister, Gen.…

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Ethiopian Airlines appoints Mesfin Tasew Bekele as Chief Executive Officer

ETHIOPIA – The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Mesfin Tasew Bekele, as Chief Executive Officer of the airlines group, effective March 23, 2022. Mr Mesfin has been a successor to the former CEO of the Airline group, Tewolde GebreMariam whose early retirement request due to health issues has been approved by the…

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Arab Investment Bank appoints Tamer Adel Seif El-Din as CEO and MD

EGYPT – Arab Investment Bank (aiBANK) has appointed Tamer Adel Seif El-Din as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. With more than 22 years of experience in the banking sector, Seif El-Din has served in several banks including National Société Générale Bank – sold in 2012 to Qatar National Bank –, Misr International Bank, Union National Bank and the Bank…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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