As part of its strategy to aggressively build its commercial business lines on the African continent, NEAH GES has appointed Carlyle co-founder Stephen Norris to its advisory board. NEAH is looking to tap into his substantial private equity investment and transaction expertise as well as his rolodex of relationships to expand its business in Africa.
GES Africa’s business divisions focus on a number of industry sectors, including power generation, infrastructure, maritime, aviation, ground logistics and emergency medical services. According to the press release, the appointment is expected to boost GES relationships across Africa with potentially major clients among oil, gas, mining and heavy industry businesses, as well as with local and sovereign governments.
Stephen Norris is currently Chair of his eponymous firm, Stephen Norris Capital Partners.