The board of directors of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has announced the appointment of Dara Owoyemi as interim CEO, following the departure of Michelle Kathryn Essomé last month.

Owoyemi previously served as board member and chief operating officer of AVCA, from 2011 to 2017.

Owoyemi returns to support the AVCA board and staff in driving the association’s immediate priorities for the industry and navigating the new challenges that todayâ€...