Standard Chartered has appointed Subhradeep Mohanty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Africa and Middle East (AME) region. Mohanty brings over 19 years of diverse and international experience in the banking sector to the AME region. Most recently, Mohanty was the CFO for Standard Chartered Bank’s India franchise, where he played a crucial role in driving the country’s strategic transformation and performance.
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has appointed Abel Moffat Sithole as the CEO of the PIC and Executive Director on the Board of Directors for a period of five years.
British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB), a specialist UK bank for African markets, has appointed David Oberheim as its new Director of Anglophone Africa.
Global advisory and fund administration firm Maitland has appointed Dena Brumpton and Denise Everall to the Maitland Board as Non-Executive Directors.
SouthBridge Group, a pan-African financial services firm offering solutions to public and private clients across Africa, has appointed Dr. Frannie Léautier as a Senior Partner.
British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB), the UK bank dedicated to specialist markets, has appointed David Smithson as Associate Director for Anglophone Africa.
Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry internationally, has appointed Rupert Pleasant as its new Chief Executive.
Mediterrania Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, has appointed Rajaa Berrkia as Director of Sustainability.
Actis has promoted Susan Wilkins, Chief Financial Officer and existing Executive Committee member, into the Partnership, and appointed Shami Nissan, Head of Responsible Investment, to join the firm’s Executive Committee.
South African boutique asset manager Mergence Investment Managers has made several appointments, gearing up for further growth.
DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investment firm, has announced that its CEO, Brigit van Dijk – van de Reijt, will relocate back to Europe with her family.
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has appointed Seema Dhanani and Benson Adenuga as Heads of Office for Kenya and Nigeria, respectively.
Goldman Sach’s CEO of Sub-Saharan Africa, Colin Coleman has said he will retire from the firm at the end of the year, after 25 years in banking of which 20 years has been at Goldman Sachs.
Stonehage Fleming has recently welcomed Fred Robertson to the Stonehage Fleming family as a Non-Executive Board member on its local Board of Directors.