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What is the likely impact of Brexit on Africa?

Monday 11th July 2016

For those passionately interested in the ongoing development of Africa as a continent, and who believe that trade and education are the only real answers to the economic development of the continent, it could be said that the Brexit vote has come as a bit of a shock. In fairness it was a profound shock […]

Can Companies find good quality African candidates?

Wednesday 15th June 2016

We believe we can have a positive and lasting impact on Africa through helping our clients find the very best leaders for their businesses.  However, being a UK-based Search Firm, clients sometimes assume that this means that we mainly place expats into leadership roles.  This couldn’t be further from the truth. Analysis of successful hires […]

Judge Business School – Africa Business Network Conference 2016: How can Africa be transformed to create value and to drive consumption?

Wednesday 1st June 2016

Over 150 Students, Alumni and Business Leaders from or with an interest in the African Continent attended 5th African Business Network annual conference at the Cambridge University Judge Business School at the end of May.  This year the main theme was how Africa could be transformed to create value and to drive consumption – a […]

How are companies in Nigeria faring in the midst of the toughest currency challenges?

Friday 27th May 2016

At the end of May, Executives in Africa MD, Sarah Fitzgerald, was in Nigeria for meetings with new and existing clients. While she was there, Fitzgerald took some time to observe how the businesses are faring in the midst of the some of the toughest currency challenges for nearly a decade. “Basically it’s a costly […]

Does your Executive Search Firm visit you?

Wednesday 18th May 2016

As the world’s largest Executive Search team with a pure focus on Africa, we believe it is critical to spend time on the continent to visit our clients, experience their office environments, and get a proper understanding of the cultural and personality requirements which work in a particular organisation.  This is the same for Search […]

Report on AVCA Trip to Ethiopia by our Managing Director, Richard Putley

Thursday 12th May 2016

The recent annual conference of the AVCA in Addis Abba created the ideal opportunity for Executives in Africa to travel to the continent’s second most populous Country and meet with a number of Clients who have invested in or have operations based there. This year’s event, billed as the largest Private Equity gathering globally, brought […]

Executives in Africa in Ethiopia

Monday 25th April 2016

Richard Putley, Managing Director and Edward King, Executive Search Consultant, are in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this week for the 13th annual AVCA Conference.  They are looking forward to hearing about growth opportunities in Africa and will be available to explain how Executives in Africa have supported many PE and VC backed companies through the identification […]

Richard Putley, Managing Director is heading to the AVCA Conference in Ethiopia

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Richard Putley, Managing Director at Executives in Africa is visiting the AVCA Conference for the first time this year. “We have been working with many VC organisations who have, and are currently investing in, a wide range of exciting growth opportunities across Africa.  From Agricultural to Renewable Energy Projects, Africa is the place to be,” […]

Tunde Makinde, Executive Consultant – TMT Blog Post from South Africa

Monday 28th December 2015

The TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) industry across Africa continues to evolve reassuringly fast whereas other sectors such as Oil & Gas and Construction appear to remain relatively static by comparison. As one General Manager mentioned, ‘the only guarantee about this industry is that things are constantly evolving’. Executives in Africa’s Executive Consultant Tunde Makinde […]

Executives in Africa – going the extra mile!

Monday 21st December 2015

Executives in Africa (EiA) have always maintained that they have an unrivalled ability to identify the best business leaders for clients today, who are committed to developing the leaders of tomorrow. EiA still have the largest executive search team wholly focused on fulfilling requirements in Africa, and 2015 has proved that their commitment to investment […]