Lucy Quist appointed Chief Diversity Officer at Morgan Stanley

Lucy Quist appointed Chief Diversity Officer at Morgan Stanley

- Morgan Stanley has named Lucy Quist the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Technology & Operations

- The American multinational investment bank and financial services company named Quist for the position in 2020

- Lucy Quist was serving as the managing director for the company before her recent appointment

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Ghanaian-British business and technology executive, Lucy Quist, has been named the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Technology & Operations at Morgan Stanley.

Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York.

Lucy Quist was appointed as the managing director of the multinational company in 2019.

Until her elevation in 2019, the international business leader served as the vice president of the FIFA GFA Normalisation Committee.

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Boss lady: Lucy Quist appointed Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Morgan Stanley

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In 2014 she imprinted her name in the sands of time when she became the first Ghanaian woman to be appointed CEO of a multinational telecoms business.

The chartered electrical and electronic engineer served as the CEO of Airtel Ghana, now AirtelTigo, and also served in a senior leadership role at Millicom and Vodafone before her appointment as CEO of Airtel Ghana.

The Ghanaian trailblazer has served in various capacities in and outside the African continent. She has also worked with Ford Motor Company where she served in many roles for a decade.

Lucy Quist has also worked for other prestigious companies including the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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The alumna of the University of East London holds a first class degree from the university and an MBA from INSEAD.

Lucy Quist is also the author of The Bold New Normal.

In another story, technology giant, IBM Corporation, has named Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as the new regional head for their North, East, and West Africa divisions.

Kyerematen-Jimoh will be responsible for IBM operations in over 40 countries in Africa, including Morocco, Nigeria, Kenya, Senegal, Uganda, Ghana, and Tunisia.

Until her appointment, Kyerematen-Jimoh was the Chief of Staff to the senior vice president in charge of Global Markets and Sales in IBM’s corporate headquarters in New York.

Kyerematen-Jimoh, who was previously the country manager for Ghana, joined IBM in 2011 as the marketing manager for the West Africa market segment.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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