Marriott International, Inc.
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Marriott International Names Satya Anand President of Europe, Middle East and Africa

The 32-year Marriott veteran will spearhead travel recovery across EMEA

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) announced today that Satya Anand has been appointed President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), a division within Marriott International that encompasses over 75 countries and territories. Anand was most recently the company’s Chief Operations Officer, Luxury & Southern Europe and Global Design…

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African Legal Support Facility appoints two new management board members

The two new members bring a wealth of experience in international policy, international trade, judicial reform and economic development

The African Legal Support Facility (the ALSF) (www.AfLSF.org), is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Anyango Agimba and Ambassador Arve Ofstad to its management board. The two new members bring a wealth of experience in international policy, international trade, judicial reform and economic development. Agimba, a Kenyan national and…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
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African Development Bank Group Appoints Ms. Yacine Fal, Director General, Cabinet Office of the President

As Director General, Ms. FaI will oversee the administrative and operational work and activities of the Cabinet Office of the President

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Yacine FAL Director General, Cabinet Office of the President, effective 1st November 2020. As Director General, Ms. FaI will oversee the administrative and operational work and activities of the Cabinet Office of the President. Primarily, she…

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies appointed Deon Geyser as the new CEO for its South Africa Operations

Geyser will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid Intelligent Technologies and the execution of the new strategic direction

Today Liquid Telecom South Africa (https://www.LiquidTelecom.com/) announced that Deon Geyser has been appointed as its new CEO, effective from January 1st 2021. Geyser will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid Intelligent Technologies and the execution of the new strategic direction of providing an integrated technology…

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ENGIE appoints Gillian-Alexandre Huart to lead its Access to Energy business in Africa

In his new role, he will be responsible for driving ENGIE’s ambitious goal of maintaining market leadership and providing long-term impact on the lives of Africans

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) is delighted to announce the appointment of Gillian-Alexandre Huart as CEO of ENGIE Energy Access, its Access to Energy business in Africa, tasked with providing millions of households and businesses across the continent with clean and affordable energy. ENGIE launched its Access to Energy (A2E) strategy back in…

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Statement by the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson on the outcome of the second round of consultations for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization

The African Union is particularly proud of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s historic achievement, together with Yoo Myung-hee, to have set a historical precedent

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, wishes to congratulate Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria on her selection, together with Yoo Myung-hee of the Republic of Korea, to the third and final round of consultations to select the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The…

Mashreq
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Executive Appointment: Mashreq names new Group Head of Compliance and Money laundering reporting officer (MLRO)

Scott Ramsay appointed as Group Head of Compliance & Bank Money laundering reporting officer (MLRO)

Mashreq (https://MashreqBank.com), one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has appointed Scott Ramsay as its new Group Head of Compliance & Bank money laundering reporting officer (MLRO). In this role as a part of the senior leadership team, Scott will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a robust…

African Guarantee Fund
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African Guarantee Fund Appoints Jules Ngankam as Group Chief Executive Officer

The appointment follows his recent nomination as Acting Group CEO at the beginning of July 2020, when the founding CEO transitioned to Board Chairman

Ngankam’s appointment was confirmed by AGF Board of Directors on 22nd September 2020; He has worked with the pan-African financial guarantee provider for the past seven years. African Guarantee Fund (www.AfricanGuaranteeFund.com) has announced the appointment of Jules Ngankam as the new Group Chief Executive Officer. The appointment follows his recent…

Webb Fontaine
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Webb Fontaine Appoints New CEO

Alioune Ciss has built a well-deserved reputation in the Trade and Customs field strategically bringing together new technology and ideas to practically implement and change mindsets

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com) today announced that Alioune Ciss has been appointed as the new CEO, effective 1st January 2021. He succeeds in this role Didier Reymond who has successfully led the company since 2016. Alioune Ciss has held the position of Executive Director of Sales and has been instrumental in…

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Inspiring African women to aim high: Nestlé appoints first female factory Manager in Central and West Africa

She is the first-ever female factory manager in Nestlé Central and West Africa

Across Africa, most schools have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several international organizations have warned that school closures will hit girls hardest (https://bit.ly/2FoZ1bB) during this time. While many girls will eventually continue with their education once schools reopen, others will never return to school. Educating girls has a positive…