Case Studies

Case Studies

CEO, Pay TV – Tanzania

A large Tanzanian Group which was committed to diversifying into the Pay TV sector sought a high calibre and experienced Pay TV expert from anywhere in the world, to be hired within an exceptionally tight time frame. The planned launch date was in just three months.

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CEO, PE – Ethiopia

Our client, a leading Africa-focused Private Equity Firm based out of London, needed to hire a CEO for its recent acquisition of a 51% holding in a Drinks business in Ethiopia.

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Country Manager, Start-Up – Kenya

Our client, a Multinational Industrials Business, embarked on a market entry strategy into the agriculture sector with the dedicated aim of transforming farming in Africa. Their growth strategy included the creation of subsidiaries where market penetration had been identified as critical to the success and Kenya was one of the first countries to be established. Each new subsidiary was to be led by a local national with existing networks in the region.

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Area Sales Manager Power Generation Eastern Africa

Our client, a Multinational Power Generation Solutions Provider required an experienced Sales Manager with a strong technical focus to further develop the market across multiple industries in Eastern Africa within a highly technical sub-sector.

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Multiple Country Managers Start Up (Francophone and Lusophone)

Our client, a Multinational Industrials Business, embarked on a market entry strategy into the agriculture sector with the dedicated aim of transforming farming in Africa. Their growth strategy included the creation of subsidiaries where market penetration had been identified as critical to the success and this included countries in both Francophone and Lusophone Africa. Each new subsidiary was to be led by a local national with existing networks in the region.

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Marine Project Manager with Mandarin

Our client, a Multinational Port & Terminals Company, needed a Mandarin speaking Project Manager for a large river port construction project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Regional Head of Technical Africa

Our client, a Multinational Downstream Oil and Gas Company, required a Head of Technical to lead all aspects of the engineering teams: inland facilities, marine facilities and aviation.

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CEO African Retail Start Up

A Private Equity backed Retail start up business required a CEO from a leading multinational to create a new African brand for grocery Retail. The initial business was to be opened in Nigeria with the long term vision to roll out stores across the African Continent.

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Start Up MD Foods

A Multinational FMCG business with existing extensive operations in Nigeria required a Managing Director to lead their expansion into the Food Industry locally. This was a Greenfield project and required an individual with proven start-up experience within this new category.

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COO Tanzania

An Investment Company which works in partnership between governments, private companies and development partners to provide tangible improvements to Africa’s investment climate, required an East African National with a unique combination of skills.

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Head of Retail Insurance Nigeria

A leading Insurance Company in Nigeria was seeking a Head of Retail Business with specific experience and a skill set most likely to be found in a more mature insurance market than the Nigerian market.

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HR Learning & Talent Management Nigeria

A leading FMCG company in Nigeria was seeking a Head of Learning & Talent Management. This was a newly created role to work closely with the HR Director and required a Nigerian national.

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Marketing Director Nigeria (Diaspora)

As part of the global strategy, a Multinational Building Materials Group were looking to strengthen both its marketing capabilities and leadership talent pool across West Africa.

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