Ms. Genevieve Sangudi is currently the Managing Director and Head of West Africa of one of the world’s largest global alternative assets companies, Carlyle Group, which has over $200Billion of assets under its control.
Prior to her appointment with Carlyle Group in 2011, Ms. Sangudi was a Partner and Managing Director of Emerging Capital Partners, a leading private equity fund manager focused on Africa with over $2.0Billion in capital under its management. Under her guidance, they made several profitable and timeous investments in several Nigerian blue-chip companies.
Genevieve started her career in JP Morgan as a Senior Associate, and went on to gain remarkable experience in the fast moving consumer goods sector [FMCG], as the Marketing Manager for Procter & Gamble in Boston, Massachusetts where she developed and executed market strategies and brand building programs for several multi-billion dollar global brands, including Pampers, Folgers, Sunny Delight and Febreze.
She is a graduate of the Macalester College, and has two masters’ degrees in Business Administration and International Affairs both from the Columbia Business School and Columbia University of International and Public Affairs, respectively. The Central Bank of Nigeria approved her appointment to the Board on June 30, 2015.