Ghana Airports Company appoints Pamela Djamson-Tettey as new Managing Director

GHANA – The Ghana Airports Company Limited has appointed Pamela Djamson-Tettey as its new Managing Director, effective February 18. The appointment follows an emergency meeting by the Ghana Airports Company Limited Board held on 16th February 2022. At the meeting, the Board also accepted the resignation of the immediate past Managing Director, Yaw Kwakwa. Djamson-Tettey assumed the position as the…

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Cassava Technologies appoints Tesh Durvasula as new CEO of Africa Data Centres

SOUTH AFRICA – Cassava Technologies, the parent company that encompass Econet’s digital services and infrastructure activities has announced the appointment of Tesh Durvasula as the new Chief Executive Officer of Africa Data Centres (ADC) effective 7 February 2022. He will lead the ADC team as the organisation rapidly expands its footprint of hyperscale data centres throughout Africa with a plan…

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Samsung Electronics names new Managing Director for East Africa region

EAST AFRICA – Samsung Electronics has appointed Tae Sun Lee as its East African Managing Director effective January 2022. He takes over from Seok Min Hong who has been at the helm of the company since September 2017. Lee previously served as the Strategic Director Integrated Mobility Division at Samsung Electronics South Africa. Mr. Lee joined Samsung Electronics in August 2003 where he…

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Uber Eats Kenya appoints Wangui Mbugua as General Manager to steer its growth

KENYA – Online food ordering and delivery platform Uber Eats has appointed Wangui Mbugua as the General Manager for its Kenya business in a bid to steer the growth of delivery services in the country. Uber Eats has appointed Wangui Mbugua as the General Manager for its Kenya business in a bid to steer the growth of delivery services in 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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Trace Studios appoints Sivan Pillay as its CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – The newly created Trace Studios has appointed Sivan Pillay as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 10, 2022. Trace Studios is the result of the acquisition by Trace of the Cape Town-based Okuhle Media Studios that were merged with Trace premium content production and distribution operations. Trace Studios combines 19 years of experience and assets from…

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda picks Richard Yego as its new Managing Director

UGANDA – MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited, a 100% duly owned fintech subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director. “We are delighted that Richard Yego joins the MTN family as the Managing Director for MTN Mobile Money Uganda. He brings with him a wealth of experience attained from his journey through…

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QED Investors appoints Chidinma Iwueke, Gbenga Ajayi for their African operations

AFRICA – QED Investors, a global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, has hired Chidinma (Chid) Iwueke to support domestic and African investments. Chid will have a dual focus on U.S. and international investments. QED Investors has also hired Gbenga Ajayi as a Partner, to focus on fintech investments in Africa. Chid’s background spans engineering,…

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IATA appoints Frederic Leger as SVP for Commercial Products and Services

SWITZERLAND – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Frederic Leger as the association’s Senior Vice President for Commercial Products and Services. Leger served in the role on an ad interim basis since July 2021, when IATA’s Commercial Products and Services Division was created as part of an internal restructuring. He reports to Willie Walsh, IATA’s Director-General. Leger holds…

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Britam Holdings appoints Finance Director Charles Kimani as acting MD

KENYA –  The Board of listed Financial services firm Britam Holdings has appointed its Finance Director Mr. Charles Kimani Njuguna as Acting Group Managing Director following the resignation of Mr. Tavaziva Madzinga which was effective on 14th January 2022. The firm’s board chairman Mr. Kuria Muchiru said in a statement to shareholders that the Board had embarked on a search for a substantive Group…

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