Afferro appoints Ousmane Kane as a non-executive director
Mr. Kane has had an established and diverse career with leading Mauritanian and pan-African public and financial institutions. During pivotal periods over the last few decades, he served as Minister of Finance and Governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania, as Director General of Mauritania's state-owned iron ore company Société Nationale Industrielle et Miniere ("SNIM"), and as Senior Adviser to Mauritania's Head of State.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Kane held senior positions of increasing strategic importance at the African Development Bank, and served as its Vice President from 2003-2005. Mr. Kane is currently Deputy Chairman of African Iron Ore Group Ltd, a private company incorporated in Seychelles with interests in the African iron ore industry. ■