Deloitte Africa Names Two Black Women Leaders in Historic Move

Nov. 15, 2021, 7:52 PM

Deloitte LLP has appointed new leaders to head its Africa arm, the first two Black women to hold the posts.

Ruwayda Redfearn will in June become the first female CEO of Deloitte Africa, replacing Lwazi Bam who had been in the role for 10 years. Delia Ndlovu will become chair of the Deloitte Africa board in December. The appointment of the two women is “a historic moment,” Deloitte said in a statement Monday.

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