AfDB appoints Simon Mizrahi as Acting Director for Communication and External Relations Department

AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced the appointment of Mr. Simon Mizrahi as Acting Director, Communication and External Relations Department (PCER). Simon is a British national who joined the Bank on the 10th of May 2009, as Head of Results Management Division. Before joining the African Development Bank, he worked for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and…

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Helios Investment Partners appoints Phil Davis as the new director for environmental, social & governance

AFRICA – Helios Investment Partners, an Africa-focused buyout firm, has appointed Phil Davis as director of environmental, social & governance (ESG) to help the firm expand its framework and policies in the area. Phil Davis joins from Carlyle, where he was head of sustainability in the Emea region. Prior to this, Davis was an assistant director in PwC’s sustainability &…

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IMF appoints Cede Ogada as Secretary of the Fund and Director of the Secretary’s Department

KENYA – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Cede Ogada as the Secretary of the Fund and Director of the Secretary’s Department. In a statement, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the Ogada will succeed Jianhai Lin, who is retiring. Georgieva said Ogada has outstanding institutional knowledge, strategic and intellectual heft, and people leadership, which will help the Fund…

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