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Executive Management

24/01/2020 at 17h38, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Under the leadership of Oliver Alawuba, UBA's Africa team targets 50% growth outside Nigeria

Previously head of UBA’s East Bank - where he recorded excellent results - Mr Alawuba is now being asked...


23/01/2020 at 14h12, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Mohamed Cheikh El Kebir promoted Governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania

Mohamed El Cheikh El Kebir banque centrale Mauritanie

Previously Minister of Economy and Finance, he took over on 20 January from Abdel Aziz Dahi who has concluded...


13/01/2020 at 15h07, by Aurélie Benoit

Tony O. Elumelu (United Bank of Africa) hands over the reins of the continent to Oliver Alawuba

Oliver Alawuba

The banker has been appointed as the new head of business on the continent, i.e. some twenty countries,...


09/01/2020 at 00h50, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Malèye Faye takes the helm of Banque de Dakar

The former head of Banque d'Abidjan, the Ivorian subsidiary of the Banque de Dakar Group (Groupe-BDK),...


08/01/2020 at 22h36, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Alexandre Beziaud takes over the reins of SCB Cameroon

The 45-year-old French national was appointed during the board of directors meeting on 7 January of the...


07/01/2020 at 15h42, by Aurélie Benoit

After the departure of Barclays, Absa appoints Aaron Daniel Mminele as its new Group Chief Executive

The new head of the South African bank, formerly Deputy Governor at the South African Reserve Bank, will...

Bank & Insurance

06/01/2020 at 17h29, by Aurélie Benoit

Hakim Ouzzani (SocGen Ghana) looks to the IFC to expand its SME offering

One of the country's largest banks seeks to gain from the dynamic performance of the sector and is looking...

Bank & Insurance

19/12/2019 at 15h27, by Jeune Afrique Business+

In its hurry to leave the continent, BPCE misses a good deal with BTK

Morocco’s Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP), which hoped to buy back the shares held by BPCE, received...


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.

Bank & Insurance

06/12/2019 at 19h03, by Jeune Afrique Business+

BGFI expects to raise over $78m from its IPO

Central Africa’s leading bank is preparing an IPO on the BVMAC stock exchange in Douala by the end of...

Bank & Insurance

06/12/2019 at 18h24, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Bankia follows in the footsteps of Caixa and Banco Sabadell in Morocco

A new Spanish bank is seeking to take advantage of growing trade links between Morocco and Spain.

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