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Corporate Women

Cathy (Prim) Smith

Cathy (Prim) Smith

Cathy (Prim) Smith is Managing Director (SAP Africa) at SAP. She is the first female head of an emerging markets unit in SAP’s history.

Yvonne Ike

Yvonne Ike

Yvonne Ike is Managing Director and Head of Sub Saharan Africa (Ex-RSA) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Yvonne has received many international awards including being recognized by the Queen of England as one of the top 200 business women in the UK to make a significant impact in society and in 2019 she was also recognised as one of the Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa.

Kendi Ntwiga Nderitu

Kendi Ntwiga Nderitu

Kendi Ntwiga is the Country Leader at Microsoft Kenya, where she is responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships across the company subsidiary in order to increase Microsoft’s share of voice in the region.

Kerry Cassel

Kerry Cassel

Kerry Cassel is Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mobility Solutions & Head: Innovation and Technology at Motus Holdings Ltd.  In addition to being an executive director, Kerry serves on the boards of various subsidiaries of the Group.

Nevine Wefky

Nevine Wefky

Nevine Wefky is CEO of Corporate Credit & Investment at Commercial International Bank [CIB]. Throughout her career, Ms. Wefky was chosen to represent CIB as a board member, Managing Director, and Chairman at several affiliates. She is an active member in several committees within the Bank, such as the Management Committee, High Lending and Investment Committee, Asset and Liability Management Committee, Non-Financial Risks and Compliance Committee, and Pricing Concession Committee.

Vivien McMenamin

Vivien McMenamin

Viv McMenamin works as a Chief Executive Officer (South Africa) at Mondi, which is a manufacturing company that specializes in containerboard, kraft paper, corrugated packaging, industrial bags extrusion coating, release liner, consumer goods packaging and more. Viv has a Master of Science degree from University of London and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Aminata Kane

Aminata Kane

Aminata Kane is Chief Executive Officer of Orange SL, driving the operations of the telecommunications giant with more than 2 Million subscribers. She is also Chairman of the Board of Orange Mobile Finance Sierra Leone.

Nunu Ntshingila

Nunu Ntshingila

Nunu Ntshingila is Regional Director, Facebook Africa. She joined Facebook Africa in September 2015. Based in Johannesburg, she is responsible for building Facebook’s commercial presence across the entire African continent. Ms. Ntshingila holds an undergraduate degree from University of Swaziland and a MBA degree from Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland.

Keabetswe Pheko-Moshagane

Keabetswe Pheko-Moshagane

Keabetswe Pheko Moshagane is Managing Director & Executive Director at Absa Bank Botswana Ltd. She received an undergraduate degree from Tshwane University of Technology and an MBA from Management College of Southern Africa. She made history, becoming the first Motswana woman to lead Absa Bank Botswana.

Aida Diarra

Aïda Diarra

Aïda Diarra is Senior Vice President and Head of Sub Saharan Africa, at Visa Inc. In this capacity, she oversees Visa’s business operations in 45 countries and five offices in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her focus is digitizing cash, driving wider digital acceptance, and promoting financial inclusion in the diverse markets of the region.