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).
Standard Chartered has appointed Roberto Hoornweg as Global Head of Financial Markets, a role he will assume at the end of January 2017.
Kinnevik, a Swedish emerging markets investment company, has announced that Lorenzo Grabau, Chief Executive Officer, is leaving the firm with immediate effect.
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.
Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) has appointed Iain Williamson, currently OMEM Finance Director, as interim Chief Executive Officer.
Africa50, an infrastructure fund for Africa, has approved the appointment of four internationally renowned investment and infrastructure experts as Senior Advisors and members of its Investment Committee.
The Abraaj Group has appointed Mark Bourgeois as Partner, Global Head of Investor Engagement and CEO of Abraaj North America.
Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), a Pan-African private equity firm, has announced the promotions of Brice Lodugnon and Paul Maasdorp, two of its senior investment professionals, to Managing Directors.
Maitland, a global advisory and fund administration firm, has announced a major organisational restructure of the leadership team of its institutional client services arm.
Quantum Global Group, an investment firm focusing on Africa, has announced the newest appointments to its Advisory Board, Dr. Cheick Diarra and Dr. Thomas Ladner.