Empowering Gambia with Lightning-Fast Connectivity: Comium’s Remarkable 4G Journey

The more connected the world is, the smaller it gets, and the closer everyone is to each other. Comium, a mobile network operator managed by Monty Mobile, is carving its legacy as a trailblazer in The Gambia’s digital transformation. The recent award of “Mobile Operator of the Year Africa 2023” is a testament to Comium’s […]

Revolutionizing Comium: Monty Mobile’s Role in The Gambia’s Telecom and Banking Transformation

In the dynamic world of telecommunications and financial services, innovation is the catalyst reshaping traditional business paradigms. One inspiring story of such transformation is unfolding in The Gambia, where Monty Mobile is playing a pivotal role in transitioning Comium from a conventional network operator into a cutting-edge digital bank for its subscribers. This strategic shift […]

Monark secures USD 1.5Mln Seed Round funding

Leadership Development Platform, Monark, Raises $1.5M Seed Round

Monark, a SaaS platform that offers on-demand leadership development for a new generation, recently announced that it has closed a $1.5M seed financing round. The round was led by Storytime Capital, with participation from The51, Archangel and UCeed. Founded in 2020 by organizational psychologists Kelsey Hahn, MSc and Amanda Julian, PhD, Monark is disrupting a […]

Webster welcomes Kristy Berner to a leadership role

Kristy Berner, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Webster Bank and Webster Financial Corporation

Webster Financial Corporation, the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced recently that Kristy Berner has been appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank. She will lead all of Webster’s corporate legal services. Berner has more than twenty years’ experience in […]

Sustain.Life partners with the UN Global compact network USA

Sustain.Life collaborates with the UN Global Compact Network USA to drive sustainable event initiatives

Sustain.Life announced its partnership with the UN Global Compact Network USA, the U.S. chapter of the UN Global Compact. The distinctive initiative championed by the United Nations Secretary-General invites businesses globally to realign their strategies and operations with its Ten Principles that span human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. As part of this collaboration, Sustain.Life will support […]

1stWEST Mergers and Acquisitions welcomes Dan Swift as MD

Dan Swift, Managing Director1stWEST Mergers and Acquisitions

1stWEST Mergers and Acquisitions, a leading investment bank and M&A advisory in the building material sector, announced it has named Dan Swift to serve as a new Managing Director. Before joining 1stWEST M&A, Mr. Swift has been a widely admired business executive, with unrivaled experience in the building materials, hardware, and security sectors. Mr. Swift’s […]

Manufacturers Bank onboards Olga Tsokova as CFO

Olga Tsokova, Chief Financial Officer, Manufacturers Bank

Manufacturers Bank, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) Americas Holding Inc., a member of the SMBC Group, announced yesterday the appointment of Olga Tsokova as Chief Financial Officer. A Managing Director, Ms. Tsokova will lead the buildout of a strategic finance framework for the bank that incorporates short- and long-term funding needs, investments, […]