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Deloitte Names First Black Female Chief Executive at Africa Unit

  • Ruwayda Redfearn will take over from Lwazi Bam on June 1
  • Redfearn served as the chairwoman of the Deloitte Africa board

Deloitte LLP appointed its first female Black chief executive officer to lead its African unit. 

Ruwayda Redfearn will succeed Lwazi Bam on June 1, when he will exit after a nine-year stint as CEO and 28 years with the accounting firm.