ContourGlobal announced on Monday, August 18th, that Cheick-Oumar Sylla will join ContourGlobal to lead ContourGlobal’s operations in Africa and serve as a member of ContourGlobal’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Sylla previously served as the Executive Vice President at the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), Member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), where he ran the Direct Investment and Financing Department.
While at ICD from 2011 to August 2014, Mr. Sylla oversaw existing and new investments in Africa. Mr. Sylla was also responsible from May 2014 for directing ICD’s banking operations in West Africa on special assignment as Chief Executive Officer & General Manager of Tamweel Africa Holding.
Mr. Sylla commented:
“ContourGlobal is one of the most innovative power companies in the market and I am excited to have been chosen to lead Contour’s business in Africa. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing, dynamic but established company and continue to contribute to the growth of the power sector in Africa.”