Anders Einarsson

Anders is currently the CEO of Promasidor Nigeria Limited. Prior to that Anders held roles as COO and CFO of Promasidor Nigeria, having structured a private equity investment into the Promasidor Group. Anders’ career covers 16 years of corporate finance, operations and investment activities in emerging markets, participating in the structuring and execution of 16 investments, valued in excess of US$4.0 billion.

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Anders Einarsson

Anders is currently the CEO of Promasidor Nigeria Limited. Prior to that Anders held roles as COO and CFO of Promasidor Nigeria, having structured a private equity investment into the Promasidor Group. Anders’ career covers 16 years of corporate finance, operations and investment activities in emerging markets, participating in the structuring and execution of 16 investments, valued in excess of US$4.0 billion.

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BIO

Anders’ career covers 16 years of corporate finance, operations and investment activities in emerging markets, participating in the structuring and execution of 16 investments, valued in excess of US$4.0 billion. He is currently the CEO of Promasidor Nigeria Limited (one of the largest FMCG’s in Nigeria). Prior to that Anders held roles as COO and CFO of Promasidor Nigeria, having structured a private equity investment into the Promasidor Group.

Anders previously served as a Partner at Phatisa Fund Managers LLC, being the fund manager of African Agriculture Fund; Africa’s largest agriculture and food focused PE fund. He also managed a portfolio of investments to the value of US$330 million, subsequently assuming the role of Group Chief Financial Officer in IHS Nigeria Plc, having sourced and co-structured the first private equity investment in IHS from multiple PE funds.

Prior to this, Anders held the position of Investment Manager for Africa at Kinnevik Group and Simba Investments (Lundin Group company). In his early career, he was the Group CFO for Kontakt East Holding; a Russian investment vehicle. During his tenure, Anders oversaw the IPO of Kontakt East. Anders commenced his career in SGS and GE, where he held various positions in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, working in Africa, Asia, Russia and the Baltics.

Anders was part of the founding team and is a shareholder of MFS Africa; a mobile financial service provider with operations in multiple African countries, and MyAfricapodcast.com(sold to Ringier). He is also a founder and the largest shareholder in www.compareit.ng and Tribute Lifestyle Ltd, and, a director and shareholder in Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve Ltd.

Anders has previously been a member of the Investment Committee of the West Africa SME Fund, the Nordic & Baltic Investment Committee at GE Capital, and is also currently a member of the Investment Committee of Promasidor Nigeria and the Advisory Committee of the Lundin Foundation. Anders is also an independent Investment Committee member of Convergence Fund, Africa’s largest ICT focused private equity fund and a member of the Board of Directors of Promasidor.

He has served as a director of Feronia Inc (Toronoto Stock exchange), Milvik Ghana Limited, Simba Investments (Mauritius), and Eva Capital Limited (South Africa), among others.

Anders holds a M.B.A. from University of Liverpool and a B.A. from Webster University (Switzerland). He is also a chartered accountant.

INDUSTRIES & FUNCTIONS

Current Company: Promasidor

Industry: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

Location: Nigeria