The Carlyle Group has named Idris Mohammed as Managing Director on the firm’s Sub-Saharan African fund team (CSSAF), effective immediately.
The Abraaj Group, an investor operating in global growth markets, has appointed former diplomat Kito de Boer as Managing Partner.
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in the region, has appointed four new directors to its board.
SANNE, a global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration and reporting services, has strengthened its Alternative Assets business with a senior appointment.
Liquidnet, a global institutional trading network, has appointed Patrick Strobel as Head of Technology for EMEA.
Strate’s CEO, Monica Singer, will be leaving Strate at the end of August 2017 to pursue new opportunities.
Exotix Capital, a frontier and emerging markets specialist investment bank, has appointed the first of three new analysts to grow business in Kenya.
David Bohigian was confirmed by the US Senate as the Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a self-sustaining US Government agency that helps American businesses expand into developing markets.
Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants has announced two new appointments and a change in management structure.
Phatisa, a sector-focused African private equity fund manager, has promoted Rinolan Moodley to Deal Partner for the Southern Africa region.
Standard Bank has appointed Amedeo Anniciello as CEO in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), subject to regulatory approval.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has appointed Cheikh Oumar Seydi as the Regional Director for the Sub-Saharan Africa region, effective July 1.
Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), Africa’s largest private alternative investment manager, has appointed Nabeel Laher as Head of International Private Equity, which manages over R8bn ($600m) in international private equity funds.
The MasterCard Foundation has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors.