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Statement by Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, Newly-Appointed President Emeritus, Initiative for Global Development (IGD) on CEO Transition

Published on August 02, 2018

As many of you know, today I am passing on the baton to Leila Ndiaye as the President & CEO of the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) after four years at the helm of this great organization. During a time of a rapidly changing and dynamic Africa, Leila is the right person, at the right time for IGD.
 
We’re currently at a pivotal time of transformation for IGD. Africa is a continent on the move and its growing private sector is powering tremendous economic growth and prosperity. The continent’s widening middle class has generated incredible spending power totaling $4 trillion annually. Trade and investment opportunities between the U.S. and Africa are expanding and strengthening the private sector can only build stronger economies in both Africa and the U.S. Read more. Source | Initiative for Global Development