African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has announced the appointment of Patrick Kouamé as Investment Director, responsible for transaction origination and business development in the French- speaking African regions.
Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) has appointed Jonas Mushosho as CEO for the Rest of Africa.
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has appointed Tanya van Lill as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2017.
East Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) has appointed Eva Warigia and Esther Ndeti as the Co-Executive Directors to run the Association.
Phatisa, a sector-specific African private equity firm, has hired Martin Kromat as Partner – Portfolio Management in its food focused fund.
Mediterrania Capital Partners, a private equity firm focusing on growth investments for companies in North African and Sub-Saharan countries, has appointed Pacôme Zahabi as Senior Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, based in Abidjan.
Stanbic IBTC, a financial service holding company in Nigeria, has appointed Yinka Sanni as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 19.
The Rockefeller Foundation has selected Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, the former Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and current member of The Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees, as its 13th president.
responsAbility Investments, an asset manager specialising in development investments, has appointed Roland Pfeuti as Head Investment Solutions & Sales and a member of its Executive Management team.
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world, has appointed Ashley Elliot as Global Liaison for East Africa.
Northern Trust has hired Craig Blackbourn as Head of transition management for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Kinnevik, a Swedish emerging markets investment company, has announced that Lorenzo Grabau, Chief Executive Officer, is leaving the firm with immediate effect.
Standard Chartered has appointed Roberto Hoornweg as Global Head of Financial Markets, a role he will assume at the end of January 2017.
Letshego Holdings, an inclusive finance focused group with consumer, micro lending and deposit-taking subsidiaries across sub-Saharan Africa, has hired Enos Banda as a new independent Non-Executive Director (NED) to chair its board.