Nancy Matimu Takes Over From Odipo As MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director

MultiChoice Africa has appointed Nancy Matimu as its new MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director, effective December 2019. Nancy becomes the first female managing director to...

Fintech company e4 appoints Grant Phillips as its new CEO

South Africa’s Fintech software company e4, has announced the appointment of Grant Phillips as its new Chief Executive Officer. Having previously run large multinational...

Peter Ndegwa is the new Safaricom CEO

Safaricom has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Ndegwa as the company’s Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2020. Ndegwa joins Safaricom from Diageo where he...

Cisco Appoints Sally Kimeu Country Leader and Regional Manager East Africa

Networking corporation Cisco has appointed Sally Kimeu as its new Country Leader and Regional Manager for its East Africa operations. Sally will lead the Cisco...

Bolt (Taxify) Has Named Kenneth Micah as Regional Manager For East Africa

Bolt (Formerly Taxify) has announced the appointment of Kenneth Micah as the Regional Manager for East Africa. In his current role, Kenneth Micah will be...

Communication Authority makes key management changes

The Communication Authority (CA) of Kenya has announced several changes in its senior management effective immediately. Acting Director-General Ms.Mercy Wanjau said the changes are also...

JUMO appoints Buhle Goslar as its Africa CEO

South African fintech company JUMO has appointed Buhle Goslar as its Africa CEO. The company also appointed Ashish Desai as its CEO for India. The appointments...

Jack Ngare named managing director for Microsoft’s African Development Centre in Kenya

Microsoft has appointed Finserve Africa's Jack Ngare as the managing director of Africa Development Centre in Kenya that was launched in May this year.  The...

Lori Systems announces new appointments to expand across Africa

Kenyan-based logistics startup Lori Systems has announced the appointment of Uche Ogboi as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Efayomi Carr as Head of...

Melissa Di Donato, Former SAP COO Appointed CEO of SUSE

Melissa Di Donato, has been named chief executive officer of SUSE,in a move that will herald the next phase of growth and momentum for the...

MTN appoints Thato Motlanthe its new Investor Relations Executive

MTN Group has appointed Thato Motlanthe as its new Executive for Investor Relations, with effect from 1 September 2019. Thato Motlanthe replaces Nik Kershaw who...

Oracle Appoints David Bunei as Managing Director for Kenya

Oracle has today announced the appointment of David Bunei as Managing Director of Kenya operations. In this role, David will be responsible for helping Kenyan...

Andela appoints Janet Maingi as its new Country Director for Kenya

Andela has today announced the appointment of Janet Maingi as its new Country Director for Kenya. Janet joins a predominantly female team of Country...
KenTrade CEO Amos Wangora

KenTrade CEO Amos Wangora re-elected to Presidency of AAEC General Assembly

Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) Chief Executive Officer, Amos Wangora has been re-elected to the Presidency of African Alliance for E-commerce (AAEC) General Assembly...
Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) Appoints John Kamara As New Director

Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) Appoints John Kamara As New Director

Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) has appointed Nigerian Visionary and Thought Leader, John Kamara, as its new Director. The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa...
Internet Solutions (IS) has named Sylvester Mboya its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Internet Solutions names former Vodafone Global Enterprise Country Head its new CCO

Integrated ICT Services Provider, Internet Solutions (IS) has named Sylvester Mboya its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Mboya, a former Vodafone Global Enterprise, Country...
Steve Okeyo Telkom

Telkom Kenya appoints former Safaricom Director new MD for its Mobile Division

Telkom Kenya has appointed Mr. Steve Okeyo, a former Director for Regional Sales and Operations at Safaricom as the new Managing Director for its...
Bethwel Opil

Kaspersky Lab names Bethwel Opil as Enterprise Sales Manager for Africa

Bethwel Opil has been appointed as the Enterprise Sales Manager for Kaspersky Lab in Kenya. The appointment will see Opil continue to support and...

HP names Elisabeth Moreno VP & Managing Director for HP Africa

HP has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa effective immediately. Based in Johannesburg, Elisabeth Moreno takes...

Microsoft South Africa appoints Lillian Barnard as new Managing Director

Barnard, the current Director for Public Sector at Microsoft, will replace Zoaib Hoosen who has resigned after nearly five years at the helm.

Jacques Vermeulen appointed new Coca-Cola Beverages Africa CEO

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) announces the appointment of Jacques Vermeulen, the current managing director of its international division, to the position of Group CEO...

Jambojet appoints Allan Kilavuka as its new Managing Director and CEO

Regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet has appointed Mr. Allan Kilavuka as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer effective 1st January, 2019. Mr Kilavuka is taking...

Mugo Kibati appointed new Telkom Kenya CEO

Telkom Kenya has announced the appointment of Mugo Kibati as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He takes over from Aldo Mareuse who is moving...

NGMN Announces New Chairman and Board Members

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance - which drives and guides the development of future mobile broadband technology with strong focus on 5G...

Liquid Telecom names Wellington Makamure new Regional CEO for Southern Africa

Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa in charge of four key markets in the region. In his...

Oracle Appoints Andrew Sordam New Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa

Oracle today announced the appointment of Andrew Sordam as Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect. Andrew Sordam takes over from Cherian Varghese...

DPO Group names Lourens Brink as new Chief Financial Officer

African payment service provider DPO Group has named Lourens Brink as the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective August 1, 2018. Brink, who was serving...

World Bank Appoints Mr. Felipe Jaramillo New Country Director for Kenya

Mr. Felipe Jaramillo has been appointed as the new World Bank Country Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, effective July 1, 2018. Under...

Equity Appoints Mary Wangari Wamae as Group Executive Director

Equity Group Holdings has appointed its long-serving Group Director of Strategy, Legal Services and Company Secretary Mrs. Mary Wangari Wamae as Group Executive Director...

Liquid Telecom names Ahmad Mokhles as its Group Chief Operating Officer

Liquid Telecom has announced the appointment of Ahmad Mokhles as its Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), a new position within the group. Effective immediately, Ahmad...

Hafez Ghanem Takes Over as World Bank’s Vice President for Africa

The World Bank has appointed Hafez Ghanem as the new World Bank Vice President for Africa, effective July 1. A development expert with over 30...

Equity Group confirms former Nairobi Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe as its Group Chief Commercial...

Equity Group Holdings has confirmed  former Nairobi Deputy Governor, Mr. Polycarp Igathe as its its new Group Chief Commercial Officer. Mr.Igathe has previously served...

Salah Goss appointed Mastercard’s Labs for Financial Inclusion lead in Kenya

Mastercard has today announced the appointment of Salah Goss as Head of the Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion to be based in Nairobi, Kenya....

World Bank appoints Makhtar Diop as Vice President for Infrastructure

Makhtar Diop has been appointed as the World Bank’s Vice President for Infrastructure effective July 1st, 2018. Before his appointment, Makhtar Diop has for...

Mastercard appoints Raghav Prasad as new Sub-Saharan Africa Division President

Spurred on by the company’s steady growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and in line with its focus on investing in the continent, Mastercard has appointed...

Nadine Tinen appointed to lead the Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa region for PwC France and...

PwC has named Nadine Tinen as the Regional Senior Partner of PwC Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa, taking over from Edouard Messou. Nadine began her career in...

Jumia Food appoints Shreenal Ruparelia as its new Managing Director

Online food delivery company, Jumia Food has announced the appointment of new Shreenal Ruparelia as its new Managing Director. Shreenal takes over from Duncan...

Rebecca Miano appointed acting KenGen MD and CEO

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has appointed Rebecca Miano as its acting MD and CEO. Mrs. Miano takes over from Albert Mugo who retired from the company...

Sophos Appoints Clarissa Peterson as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Sophos today announced the appointment of Clarissa Peterson as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She joins Sophos from Abt Associates, a...

Ogilvy Africa names Mathieu Plassard as its new CEO

Ogilvy Africa has named Mathieu Plassard as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mathieu takes over from Nadja Bellan-White who is moving to London in...

Laura Chite replaces Harry Hare as the new CIO East Africa CEO

CIO East Africa has announced the appointment of Laura Chite as its new Chief Executive. She succeeds Harry Hare, who now takes over as...
Warren Squires will lead JUMO’s strategic partnership with MTN in Africa

JUMO Names Warren Squires, Ex-Barclays Africa Seeker Fund CIO, as Director of MTN Channel

Warren Squires, a global Investment Banking executive with 20 years of experience working in various finance company leadership roles, has joined JUMO as its...

New Appointments: Lizz Ntonjira joins IBM as regional PR lead

Former NTV Business reporter and news anchor Lizz Ntonjira has joined IBM as the firm’s External Relations Lead for East Africa. The position was...

Maurice Korir appointed new FEP Holdings CEO

Fountain Enterprises Programme (FEP) Holdings has appointed Maurice Korir as the new Chief Executive Officer. In his position, Mr.Korir will steer the operations of...

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