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

Robert Dzato becomes Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) new CEO

Posted by - October 25, 2022

Robert Dzato has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), effective Monday, October 3, 2022. Mr. Dzato will lead the Institute to strategically deliver its mandate established by the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana Act, 2019 (Act 991) which includes promoting the study of banking and regulate

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

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

Publicis Groupe Africa appoints Koo Govender as new CEO

Posted by - September 23, 2022

One of the fastest growing network of communication agencies in AfricaPublicis Groupe Africa has announced the appointment of Koo Govender as the new CEO, effective February 1st,2023. Govender will take over from John Dixon, who will stay on in the capacity of chairperson once Govender takes on the reins. Her priority will be to drive

Yellow card closes US$40m series B investment round

Posted by - September 21, 2022

Pan-African digital currency trading platform, Yellow Card has announced the completion of its US$40 million Series B investment round, headed by Polychain Capital. Other investors that took part in the round include Valar Ventures, Third Prime, Sozo Ventures, Castle Island Ventures, Fabric Ventures, DG Daiwa Ventures, and The Raba Partnership. The startup plans to utilise

Egbin Power gets new CEO to Drive Transformation, Energy Transition

Posted by - September 15, 2022

The Board of Egbin Power Plc has announced the appointment of Mokhtar Bounour as Chief Executive Officer of the thermal plant. Bounour’s appointment, the board said, would accelerate Egbin’s ongoing transformation and propel the company’s energy mix transition towards enhanced environmental sustainability. A Sahara Power Group Company, Egbin has undergone a turnaround that has trebled