Latest Appointments


12/12/2019 at 17h30, by Valentin Grille

Cheryl Buss takes the helm at Absa International

Cheryl-Buss_CEO Absa International

Absa Bank is expanding beyond the continent with a new head of its international operations.


12/12/2019 at 17h24, by Valentin Grille

Jonathan Penkin named the new head of sub-Saharan Africa at Goldman Sachs

Jonathan Penkin CEO Goldman Sachs sub-Saharan Africa

His appointment follows the retirement of the current chief executive Colin Coleman.


04/12/2019 at 19h53, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Philippe Wattecamps, acting CEO at Banque Tuniso-Koweitienne

Philippe Wattecamps CEO BTK

The French executive from BPCE will ensure continuity between the Tunisian bank’s former and new owners....


03/12/2019 at 16h06, by Aurélie Benoit

Citi’s CEO Nigeria at the head of the new Sub-Saharan Africa cluster

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After almost two decades at the U.S. bank, Nigeria’s Akin Dawodu has been appointed CEO of Citi’s Sub-Saharan...

Telecoms & Media

29/11/2019 at 17h45, by Quentin Velluet

Nawal Gharmili Sefrioui to head Orange Money Morocco

The French telecoms operator, which is due to launch its mobile payment system in the first quarter of...


27/11/2019 at 18h01, by Gaëlle Arenson

Jean Christophe Figueroa takes up the reins at Malteries Soufflet

The French agrifood group present in 19 countries with revenue of €4.8bn ($5.28bn) in 2018 has recently...


27/11/2019 at 12h57, by Aurélie Benoit

Stéphane Heuzé takes the helm at Wendel Africa

Wendel’s new chief was previously deputy to fellow French national Stéphane Bacquaert, who left to take...


21/11/2019 at 18h29, by Jeune Afrique Business+

MSC: Diego Aponte finds his new right-hand man at Maersk

MSC, the world’s second-largest shipping line, has hired Søren Toft as its new CEO for container shipping...


20/11/2019 at 18h28, by Valentin Grille

With Murthy Chaganti, AirtelTigo picks a new CEO from its own ranks

Murthy Chaganti CEO AirtelTigo

The Ghanaian telecoms operator has appointed its former Chief Operating Officer who joined the firm in...


19/11/2019 at 17h49, by Valentin Grille

Hugues Mbadinga Madiya takes over as Gabon’s new Minister for Transport, Equipment and Infrastructure

Hugues Mbadinga Madiya

He replaces Justin Ndoundangoye who was moved aside in the cabinet reshuffle of 7 November after barely...


18/11/2019 at 18h16, by Aurélie Benoit

Two high-profile hires for CDC in Lagos and Nairobi

The UK development finance institution has appointed Seema Dhanani and Benson Adenuga to head its operations...


18/11/2019 at 18h15, by Valentin Grille

In Côte d’Ivoire, Souleymane Diakité Coty takes over as head of the telecoms regulator

The former Minister for Communication was appointed at the meeting of the Council of Ministers on 13...

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