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Hein Schumacher Succeeds Roelof Joosten as CEO of FrieslandCampina

The Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. intends to appoint Hein Schumacher Chief Executive Officer of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. as from 1 January 2018. Hein Schumacher will succeed Roelof Joosten, who will resign as Chief Executive Officer. Hein Schumacher became a member of the Executive Board and...

Transcorp Appoints Mutiu Bakare Chief Financial Officer

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) has appointed Mutiu Adekunle Bakare as its chief financial officer effective August 7, 2017. In a note to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Transcorp described Bakare as an astute finance professional with over 15 years’ experience in finance management. “Bakare...

FBNInsurance Brokers Announces Ibidapo as Its New MD/CEO

FBNInsurance Brokers, an FBNHoldings company has announced the appointment of Olumide Ibidapo as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Ibidapo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the nation’s premier university, University of Ibadan and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from...

Onyia Appointed As MD/CEO of FBN Capital Asset Management Business

Mr. Ike Onyia has been appointed Managing Director/CEO of FBN Capital Asset Management, a part of FBN Holdings Plc’s Merchant Banking & Asset Management Group. Mr. Onyia joins the firm with over 20 years’ experience in investment management and advisory. Prior to his appointment, he served as Managing Director...

Basil Omiyi Becomes Stanbic IBTC New Chairman

The board of directors of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc has announced the election of Mr Basil Omiyi as chairman of the board. The election, which, according to the bank, follows the receipt of all required regulatory approvals, became effective on 15 May 2017. Omiyi was elected in place of Mr Atedo Peterside who...

Charles William Zwennes Appointed as New Board Chair of HFC Bank Ghana

Legal practitioner Charles William Zwennes has been appointed new Chairman of the Board of HFC Bank Ghana. His appointment by the Board of Directors of the Bank, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Limited, was announced Wednesday, April 26. He replaces Professor Joshua Alabi, Board Chairman of the bank...

Yaw Amoakohene Baafi Appointed Deputy CEO of National Lotteries Authority

Yaw Amoakohene Baafi, a social scientist and communications specialist has been appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo as Deputy CEO of the National Lotteries Authority (NLA). Until November 2015, Mr Baafi was the Director, Co-founder and second majority shareholder of a financial service operator Prestige Capital...

GCBank Appoints Ray Sowah as Managing Director

The Board of Directors of GCB Bank Limited (GCB) has appointed Anselm Raymond Sowah, a seasoned banker and lawyer as the Managing Director of the Bank. He replaces Ernest Mawuli Agbesi who recently resigned as Managing Director of the Bank. Mr. Sowah was a Banker in the City of London for 30 years and worked...

Africa Finance Corporation Announces Appointment of Nnanna as Chairman

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, announces that Dr Sarah Alade, its Chairman, representing the Central Bank of Nigeria, from which she officially retired on 22 March, 2017, has also stepped down from her position as Chairman...