ACT Afrique Group appoints Mr. Papa Oumar Syr Diagne as Director, Head of Financial Advisory

SENEGAL – The pan-African strategic, financial and communications advisory firm ACT Afrique Group has appointed Mr. Papa Oumar Syr Diagne as Director, Head of Financial Advisory by decision of  April 15, 2022. In his new role, Papa together with the team will continue to propel the platform’s goal of serving a wide range of clients in the public and private…

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Afreximbank appoints new Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer for FEDA

EGYPT – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Ms. Marlene Ngoyi as the Chief Executive Officer of the Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA) and Mr. Emmanuel Assiak as Chief Investment Officer. Ms. Ngoyi, who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has over 17 years of experience. In her new role, Ms. Ngoyi will continue…

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B2B marketplace Sabi appoints two new Advisory Board Members

AFRICA – Sabi, a B2B marketplace serving Africa’s informal economy, has announced the appointment of two new Advisory Board members to help bolster the company’s network. The new Advisory Board members, Sapna Goyal and Bame Pule will help improve the infrastructure for informal business. Sapna is currently the Corporate Development Director (strategic investments, partnerships, and M&A) at udaan.com, the leading…

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Frost & Sullivan appoints Robin Joffe as Partner-Managing Director of Middle East, Africa, and South Asia

AFRICA – American business consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan has appointed Robin Joffe as Partner-Managing Director of its Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) operations. Joffe brings over 25 years of international business experience in market entry across Asia, the United States, and Europe. He has successfully designed, implemented, and driven growth strategies developed top talent, and identified new…

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Fidelity Bank Ghana appoints Atta Yeboah Gyan as Deputy Managing Director

GHANA – Fidelity Bank Ghana has announced the appointment of Mr. Atta Yeboah Gyan as its Deputy Managing Director in charge of Operations and Support functions. Atta Gyan is a hands-on executive and ascends to this new role with a wealth of experience in several aspects of banking, including Finance, Corporate Strategy, Risk Management, Operations, Audit and Control, and Regulatory…

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eCommerce platform TradeDepot appoints Chidi Akubuiro as MD for West Africa

NIGERIA – TradeDepot, a B2B eCommerce and embedded finance platform in Africa has appointed former Coca-Cola HBC and Hayat Kimya Nigeria Executive, Chidi Akubuiro as its Managing Director for West Africa. Akubuiro will lead further expansion of TradeDepot’s services across more key cities in Nigeria and Ghana and drive growth across English-speaking West Africa. Akubuiro comes into the role with…

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Badr Bouslikhane succeeds Larbi Alaoui Belrhiti as head of Jumia Morocco

MOROCCO – Morocco’s Badr Bouslikhane heads Jumia Morocco, following the promotion of Larbi Alaoui Belrhiti to general manager of Jumia Express Logistics. During his tenure, Larbi Alaoui Belrhiti succeeded in making Jumia one of the leaders in e-commerce in Morocco, by democratizing online purchases there. He will now oversee the company’s operations on the continent. Jumia Express Logistics offers “last…

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Nigerian company Eterna Plc appoints new Directors and Company Secretary

NIGERIA – The Board of Directors of Eterna Plc has announced the appointment of new Directors and a new company secretary for the company. Eterna Plc is a Nigeria-based company engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of lubricating oils and petrochemicals. The Board has appointed Mr. Akinwande Ademosu as an Independent Non-Executive Director, Mr. Benjamin Nwaezeigwe as Executive Director, and…

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Nigeria’s financial technology company Kudi rebrands to Nomba

NIGERIA – Kudi, a financial technology company has rebranded to Nomba as it transitions into an omnichannel payment platform providing tools to enable businesses to grow. The move comes after the company has expanded its range of services to provide easy-to-use business tools for all kinds of businesses to accept, process, and manage payments online and offline. These tools will…

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Construction giant WBHO appoints Senyo M. Adjabeng as Ghana Country Director

GHANA – The global construction giant WBHO has appointed Senyo M. Adjabeng as its Country Director for Ghana. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Adjabeng was the human resources lead for the business in Ghana. He brings 20 years of experience working in various executive positions and sectors in Ghana including banking, consulting, judicial services, and construction. Mr. Adjabeng is a…

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