Maitland, a global advisory and fund administration firm, has appointed Martina Swart to the newly created role of Group Head of Governance Services.
Actis, a growth markets investor, has appointed Carlton Byrd as a director in the Investor Development Group in the New York office, where he will further bolster the fundraising and investor relations expertise.
MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Kate Stallard as Executive Director, Business Development – EMEA.
Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, has expanded its team with the appointment of Nicholas McDonagh as Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa, has announced three new appointments to its board of directors.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Abebe Aemro Selassie as Director of the IMF’s African Department.
Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has announced that Erika van der Merwe will be relinquishing her role as CEO at the end of February 2017.
Diana Noble has decided to step down as CEO of CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, next year after six years successfully leading CDC in a new strategic direction.
LeapFrog Investments has hired Stuart Bedford as General Counsel to oversee all legal functions.
Finnfund, a Finnish development finance company that provides long-term risk capital for private projects in developing countries, has appointed Markus Pietikäinen as Chief Investment Officer, effective September 1.
The Dutch development bank, FMO has appointed Jürgen Rigterink as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1.
Novare has appointed Romeo Makhubela as the new CEO of Novare Actuaries and Consultants and an executive member of Novare Holdings.
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has promoted Dr. Ponmile Osibo to Manager, Research & Training.
Alexander Forbes, a global provider of financial and risk services, has appointed Andrew Darfoor as Group Chief Executive, effective September 1, 2016.