Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), one of the biggest investors in infrastructure solutions in Africa, has appointed Sameh Shenouda as its new Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer. Shenouda brings over 27 years of experience in investments and fundraising in international capital markets, with a focus on infrastructure development, setting up new platforms and supporting management teams.
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has appointed Abi Mustapha-Maduakor as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Ata Capital, a South African private equity firm, has appointed Mamedupi Matsipa as its Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Lelo Rantloane who has been at the helm since he founded the company 10 years ago.
Amethis has announced the appointment of two new Partners, Khady Koné-Dicoh and Jean-Thomas Lopez, bringing the number of Partners in the firm to six.
Alterra Capital Partners, an Africa-focused private equity firm with offices in Johannesburg and Lagos, has appointed two senior recruits to lead its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) work.
Verod Capital Management, a West African private equity firm, has hired Nieros Oyegun Soerensen as a Principal and the firm’s Chief Operating Officer.
Development Partners International (DPI), a pan-African private equity firm with $1.7bn in assets under management, has elected three new partners to the firms leadership.
British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB) has appointed Eddie Norton as interim CEO, subject to regulatory approval.
FMO has announced the appointment of Linda Broekhuizen as interim CEO.
Axis Fiduciary, a corporate and fiduciary service provider in Mauritius, has appointed Alan Witherden as its Regional Representative - Southern Africa.
Maitland, a global corporate services and administration firm, has hired Neil Montgomery as Senior Manager – Corporate Services Compliance; and Alun Josias as Head of Finance – Corporate and Manco Services.
Symbiotics SA, a market access platform in impact investing, has appointed Théodore Economou to the position of Head of Asset Management.
Harith General Partners has appointed Sipho Makhubela as its Chief Executive Officer with effect from September 1, 2020.
African Guarantee Fund has appointed Jules Ngankam as its new Group Chief Executive Officer.