Tag: African Executives in America

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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