Invesco appoints managing director for Africa

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Invesco today announced the appointment of Gwendolyn Ansah Smith (pictured) as managing director, Africa reporting to Zainab Kufaishi, head of Middle East and Africa. In this new role, Smith will explore and lead efforts to develop, execute and manage Invesco's Africa business.  The region, undergoing structural and economic transformation is amplified by attractive demographic shifts-exponential population growth, dominance of youth, increasing urbanization, and a burgeoning middle-class.  Invesco's ambition is to participate in Africa's dynamic and impressive growth story, deliver m...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.