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Sarah FitzMorris, CEO, Appointed Global Advisory Council of 100 Women in Finance

Monday 17th May 2021

Sarah FitzMorris, Co-Founder and CEO of Executives in Africa is honoured to have been appointed to the Global Advisory Council of 100WF in order to help set up 100 Women in Finance in Africa.  With nearly 20,000 members in 27 locations globally, 100WF is committed to building a more diverse and gender-equitable finance industry by […]

How can you run a truly Confidential Search? Where are the pitfalls and how can you mitigate against these?

Saturday 27th March 2021

“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” ― Benjamin Franklin We all understand that the confidentiality of a candidate’s job search is at the heart of any Executive Search or hiring process. However, the most sensitive of Searches are when the position being recruited for must be kept a secret. Benjamin […]

How does Environmental & Social Change impact Executive Pay and Incentive Pay Design? By Simon Patterson, MD at Pearl Meyer.

Monday 15th March 2021

Am I alone in being thoroughly depressed that they have just discovered vast reserves of oil below the Okavango Delta? I don’t think so.  While it will be great for shareholders for the company which made this discovery and holds the licenses to exploit the carbon, the human race shudders at the impact on the […]

How do you Take the Risk out of Senior Management Appointments? by Sarah FitzMorris – CEO & Co-Founder

Monday 1st March 2021

Now, more than any time, Companies need to make sure they are getting Senior Management appointments ‘Right First Time’ and often within a set time period in order to achieve strategic goals. Companies are moving forward in a new world, often with new hybrid ways of working and a tighter focus on getting ROI on […]

Leading Better in 2021 – by Mary Laniyan Enterprise Agile Coach, Consultant & Trainer

Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Creating an enabling environment where teams can thrive was an ongoing conversation pre-Covid. However, while some organisations forged ahead giving it all the effort it deserves to yield the desired outcomes, inertia got the best of others. Understandably, some organisations have been very successful with their traditional cultures and structures in an environment of relative […]

How to Win in the Banking Space in 2021 by Nicki Halle, Executive Search Consultant.

Thursday 7th January 2021

“Banking is necessary; banks are not.” Bill Gates Research by McKinsey found that banks in Africa that had reset their strategy in the advent of COVID19, now face enormous opportunities in the new commercial landscape we find ourselves in. The consulting firm projected that the number of banked Africans will hit 450 million by 2022, up […]

Leaders of Impact – Seni Sulyman – Part II: Building a High-Performance Culture

Friday 11th December 2020

Nearly five years after Executives in Africa placed Seni Sulyman as Director of Operations in Andela, Nigeria, it is clear he has had a huge impact on that business and the people he worked with there as he rose to become VP of Global Operations.  He is a unique and talented leader, and I am […]

Leaders of Impact – Seni Sulyman – Part I: What Sets you Apart as a Leader?

Friday 11th December 2020

Seni Sulyman stood out as something special from the moment I first spoke to him back in February 2016.  We were running a Search for a Director of Operations for a high growth tech business in Nigeria and ‘something special’ was exactly what Andela had asked us to find for them to scale the business […]

Executives in Africa and Lightbulb Performance Management Webinar – A huge success!

Tuesday 17th November 2020

Last week, Executives in Africa hosted its first live Webinar event, attended by over 300 delegates, entitled ‘Managing Performance for Overnight Results’.  We teamed up with Paul Marsh, from Lightbulb, as part of an ongoing and innovative series of events we are planning as we head into 2021. As COVID has spread across the world, […]

8 tips for video call success on Microsoft Teams and Zoom

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

COVID19 has shaped our lives in an unprecedented fashion in 2020. With restrictions on office attendance and travel across the world, video interviewing has become the new norm for businesses to operate, talk to clients and recruit candidates for roles. Given this situation, it is vitally important to make sure you are prepared and comfortable […]