George Odenyo becomes ATC Kenya new CEO

Posted by - February 2, 2024

America Tower Corporation Kenya (ATC) has announced the appointment of George Odenyo as its new CEO, effective January 2024. He previously held the role of CFO at the tower operator. Commenting on his appointment, George described his appointment as a key personal milestone. ‘This appointment is the realisation of the mission I have always had

CEO Peter Ndegwa’s advice for next-generation CFOs

Posted by - February 2, 2024

Having a commercial and strategy background enabled Peter Ndegwa to be a different finance leader than a typical CFO. Being in a number of functions before becoming head of Safaricom was also very useful in his transition to CEO. Peter Ndegwa has been Group CEO of East Africa’s biggest company Safaricom since 1 April 2020.

Digital Catapult names Susan Bowen as new CEO

Posted by - December 15, 2023

Susan Bowen, the former Hewlett Packard executive, has been appointed as the new CEO of Digital Catapult, a business support organization, effective from March 2023. Bowen joins the not-for-profit from cloud provider Aptum Group, where she held the role of president and chief executive. She replaces Dr Jeremy Silver, who held the chief executive role

AN Global initiates its operations in Ghana

Posted by - September 7, 2023

A multinational professional services firm, AN Global Consulting has expanded its presence in Ghana. With its inception in 1993, AN Global Consulting operates through its subsidiary, AN Global Group Holdings Limited, a Texas Corporation. The company’s subsidiaries are strategically located in Canada, Australia, the UK, India, Dubai, Mexico, Bangladesh, and Nigeria, providing tailored solutions to

Prudential Ghana donates $100,000 to Covid Recovery Initiatives

Posted by - July 5, 2023

Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, a leading insurer in the country, in collaboration with Prudence Foundation, the community investment arm of Prudential Plc in Africa and Asia, has partnered with United Nations Population Fund Ghana (UNFPA) and United Way Ghana (UW) to fund projects that will impact hundreds of Ghanaian lives. Speaking at the handover of

UBA appoints first female as CEO for Africa operations

Posted by - January 31, 2023

The Board of Directors of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Africa’s Global Bank, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Abiola Bawuah, as the Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa.  Bawuah will also join the Group Board as an Executive Director, overseeing the Group’s operations across the African continent, outside Nigeria. The operates in 19

In Conversation: An Interview With Jonathan Ayache, CEO of Lift

Posted by - November 14, 2022

Simple Flying recently sat down with Jon Ayache, CEO of South African airline Lift. Jon founded the airline in collaboration with experienced airline CEO Gidon Novick, and has led it through a turbulent but successful first 18 months. Below is the transcript of our conversation. I’m delighted to have joining me today, Jon Ayache from

Devtraco Group appoints John Entsuah as CEO

Posted by - November 11, 2022

Ghana’s leading real estate developers, Devtraco Group has announced the appointment of Mr John Kane Entsuah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Until his appointment, he was the Head of Strategy and Business Development of the Group. The decision was taken by the Board of Directors of Devtraco Group. Mr John Kane Entsuah will

Ajene named Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria CEO

Posted by - November 2, 2022

Financial services provider, Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria, has announced the appointment of Dalu Ajene has its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st November 2022. The bank said in a statement that it aims to facilitate greater foreign capital flows, while working to deliver constructive solutions to leading businesses across critical sectors in Nigeria. Commenting on