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.
Actis, a growth markets investor, has appointed Glen Matsumoto as a Partner in the firm.
Old Mutual has announced that Ralph Mupita, CEO of Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM), has tendered his resignation, in order to pursue interests outside of the financial services industry.
FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm, has appointed Joel Kibazo as Managing Director to spearhead business development across Africa.
KKR has appointed Timothy R. Franks as a Member in its London office to cover the Consumer & Retail industries in Europe, Africa and Middle East (EMEA), effective February 1, 2017.