Ambassador Cindy Mccain Takes the Helm at World Food Programme (WFP) at Critical Moment for Global Food Security

Posted by - April 7, 2023

Cindy H. McCain joins the United Nations World Food Programme as the new Executive Director today, warning that the world is facing an unparalleled food crisis that requires the Rome-based agency to urgently raise more resources, innovate further, and develop ambitious new partnerships. McCain, who has served since 2021 as the United States Ambassador to

Dr. Felicia Mogo Bags UN Appointment

Posted by - October 28, 2022

The United Nations (UN) has appointed Dr Felicia Mogo as a member of group of experts for the regular process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment and socio-economic activities. It is a-four year tenured appointment. In a statement Mogo said, ’With a very grateful heart to God Almighty, I

Polaris Bank gets new board, management after sale by CBN

Posted by - October 25, 2022

Polaris Bank has named a new board and management a day after the Central Bank of Nigeria announced the sale of the lender to Strategic Capital Investment Limited. The new board will be led by the existing chairman M K Ahmad, who will be joined on the board by six non-executive directors and three executive

MAN Elects Francis Meshioye as 11th President

Posted by - October 25, 2022

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has elected Mr. Francis Meshioye as its new national president. He was elected during the association’s just ended 50th Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was held in Lagos. The newly elected president would serve as the 11th president of MAN. The election of Meshioye followed the completion of highly

Abena Amoah becomes Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) new MD

Posted by - October 18, 2022

The Council of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has announced the appointment of Abena Amoah as the Managing Director of the Exchange, effective from November 24, 2022. A statement from the GSE indicated that Ms. Amoah will take over from Ekow Afedzie, the current Managing Director, who will retire from the Exchange on November 23,

Link Africa appoints Imran Abbas as new CEO

Posted by - October 13, 2022

Link Africa (Pty) Ltd., South Africa’s largest independent fibre network operator, has announced the appointment of Imran Abbas as its incoming chief executive officer, effective from 1 December, 2022. He will take over the reins from Craig Carthy, who is moving on to new endeavours. At the same time we would like to wish Craig

CIBN Named Morakinyo As Registrar/Chief Executive

Posted by - October 10, 2022

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has named Akin Morakinyo, as the next registrar/chief executive of the institute. The appointment, according to the head, Corporate Communications, was announced at the meeting of the Institute’s Governing Council held on Thursday, 29th September 2022. The appointment takes effect from 1st November 2022 following the retirement

Prince Nnamdi Ekeh takes over as CEO as Nick Imudia ends term at Konga

Posted by - October 3, 2022

Nick Imudia, co-chief executive officer (CEO) at Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, is set to stand down from the role at the end of September 2022, after a successful term as agreed with the Board of Konga Group while Prince Ekeh, his Co–CEO who just completed his MBA from University of Oxford, England is

Oxford Leadership appoints Ricardo Sookdeo as Managing Partner

Posted by - September 27, 2022

A global leadership consultancy firm that operates across 28 countries with over 1,000,000 alumni, Oxford Leadership, has announced the appointment of Ricardo Sookdeo, as Managing Partner, effective September 1st,2022. He will oversee the day-to-day running of the business alongside Group Program Director Greg Orme, Head of Marketing & Brand Jonathan Yukawa and company founder and

J.P. Morgan named Njabulo Ngubane as head of M&A for sub-Saharan Africa

Posted by - September 23, 2022

J.P. Morgan has announced the appointment of Njabulo Ngubane as head of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Ngubane will report to Dwayne Lysaght and Guillermo Baygual, co-heads of M&A in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and regionally to Kevin Latter, senior country officer for SSA. Latter commented: “Njabulo has been key