London 25 May, 2018, Pan-African Soleil Holdings Inc. (PASH Global) today has announced the appointment of Valentine Chitalu as Executive Chairman with effect from 1st June 2018 as the company sets a trajectory for robust business growth and development.
Valentine Chitalu will join PASH Global to oversee the company’s strategy to establish its leadership position in the renewable energy sector.
Valentine has 20 years’ experience in the fields of private equity, privatisation, merchant banking, corporate finance, accounting, auditing, development economics, capital markets and business development in transitional economies.
Valentine currently serves on the Board Commonwealth Development Corporation CDC Group, a public limited company, development financial institution whose shares are owned by the UK Government. Mr. Chitalu serves as the Chairman of Phatisa Fund Managers L.L.C, which runs $200m Africa Agribusiness Fund and $45m Social Housing Fund. Before becoming an entrepreneur in 2004, Valentine served as a Central African Executive Director of CDC (formerly, Commonwealth Development Corporation). Mr. Chitalu joined CDC Group Plc in July 1999, specializing in deals origination throughout Southern Africa and portfolio management in Zambia and Malawi.
Kofi Owusu-Bempah, Managing Partner at PASH Global commented: “We are delighted to have been able to bring on board someone of Valentine’s expertise. Valentine’s proven track record in the power sector and in business generally will be invaluable to the growth of the company .”
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