Tag: African Executives in America

Strive Masiyiwa | Netflix appoints Zimbabwean billionaire its board of Directors

By Netfilx

Netflix has appointed Zimbabwean-born Strive Masiyiwa to its Board of Directors. Strive is the Chairman and founder of Econet Group, a telecommunications and technology group with operations and investments in 29 countries in Africa and Europe.

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Moncef Slaoui | Moroccan- American Vaccine czar says 20 Million Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in December

By Morgan Hekking  Morocco world News

Moncef Slaoui, the Moroccan scientist leading the US COVID-19 vaccine development team, said  that 20 million Americans could be vaccinated by the end of December. The chief advisor to Operation Warp Speed added that after December, between 25 million and 30 million people in the US could receive vaccines for COVID-19 each month.

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Saf Yeboah-Amankwah | Intel Appoints Ghanaian as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

By Ebimo Amungo | With INTEL NEWS RELEASE

Intel Corporation has announced the appointment of Ghanaian Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as senior vice president and chief strategy officer, effective Nov. 1. Yeboah-Amankwah will be the second African to hold the same position of senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Intel Senegalese-born Aichatou Sar Evans who only left Intel in February, 2019.

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Pearlena Igbokwe | Meet the Nigerian-born head of Universal TV

By Cynthia Littleton | Variety

Pearlena Igbokwe was an English major at Yale, so it’s no surprise that she loves the process of reading and analyzing a literary work, breaking down the text and identifying its major themes and conclusions. In grade school, she was the type of kid who didn’t groan when a book report was assigned.

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Warren Pala | South African IT consultant who became America’s ‘Chief Biltong Officer’

By Garth Theunissen | Business Insider

South African IT consultant Warren Pala has spent the last two decades introducing Americans to South Africa’s favourite dried meat snack.

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Bernard Mensah | Meet the Ghanaian-born CEO of Merrill Lynch International, Bank of America’s largest International subsidiary

By Bank of America

Bernard Mensah is president of International for Bank of America, and is a member of the company’s executive management team. He is also chief executive officer of Merrill Lynch International (MLI), Bank of America’s largest international subsidiary; head of the BANA London branch; and a member of Bank of America’s Management Committee.

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