U.K.-based CDC Group has hired Thithi Kuhlase-Maseko as its new South Africa head of office and coverage director, to help boost the company’s impact throughout Africa.
Kuhlase-Maseko joins CDC from the Eastern and Southern Africa Trade and Development Bank (TDB), where she served as principal coverage officer for the Southern Africa region.
Prior to joining TDB, she led strategic mandates and business development activities in several DFIs, including the Ithala Development Finance Corp. and the Development Bank of Southern Africa, according to ESI Africa.
“My role comes at an exciting time when South Africa is taking a bold step in focusing investments in key areas such as energy and climate and forging partnerships that will help shape its next decade of growth,” said Kuhlase-Maseko. “I am looking forward to leading CDC’s activities in the market that will contribute to transforming the country’s industries, ensure inclusive development an