Caracal Gold appoints new CFO, Kilimapesa gold operations General Manager

KENYA – East African gold producer Caracal Gold has appointed Riaan Lombard as General Manager of its Kenya-based Kilimapesa gold operations and Paul Reeves as group Chief Finance Officer effective as of February 1, 2022, reports Mining Weekly. Caracal Chief Executive  Robbie McCrae said these two key appointments will help bolster the Caracal team not only on the ground at the producing Kilimapesa gold mine, as the company advances it to the next phase…

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MTN South Africa beefs up its executive team with two key appointments

SOUTH AFRICA – MTN South Africa has beefed up its executive team, appointing Michele Gamberini as chief technology and information officer (CTIO) and Megan Nicholas as MD of MTN Supersonic, the network’s fiber and broadband internet service provider. Gamberini’s appointment takes effect from February 2022, while Nicholas took charge from 1 January 2022. The telco announced said the duo will…

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TotalEnergies Kenya picks new Managing Director

KENYA – TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc, a leading petroleum and gas products supplier in the East African region, has appointed Eric Fanchini as a director and the company’s new Managing Director. Fanchini is an insider at the oil marketing company which he has served for 18 years in various managerial positions including a stint as the IT Manager for the…

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Centum Investment makes leadership changes

KENYA – Investment firm Centum, has made some changes to its leadership team with the appointment of Dr. Laila Macharia as the new Vice-Chairperson of the board and Mr. Andrew Musangi as a member of the board. Dr. Macharia joined the board of Centum Investment in October 2013 as an independent non-executive director. Prior to her appointment as the vice-chair,…

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Standard Chartered Bank Kenya adds two new directors to its board

KENYA – Standard Chartered Bank Kenya has appointed two new directors to replace Eng. Patrick Obath and Ian Bryden who left the board one month ago. The new directors are technology and innovation expert Nivedita Sharma and banking professional Birju Sanghrajka. Nivedita will serve as a non-executive director on the board chaired by Kellen Eileen Kariuki. She is a tech expert and…

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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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