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.
Adenia Partners has hired Stephane Bacquaert as Managing Director and member of the Board.
The United States Senate has confirmed Adam S. Boehler to serve as the first Chief Executive Officer of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) – a new US Government agency.
CDC, the UK’s development financial institution, has announced the appointment of Tony Morgan as its new Managing Director, Direct Equity.
GreenTec Capital has appointed Aboubaker Benslimane as Head of Startup Resources.
Blackstone has hired Gabriel Sod Hoffs as a Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets and Global Macro Strategy for Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM).