StanChart to hire 1,000 more staff in Africa: Diana Layfield, CEO, Standard Chartered Africa

Standard Chartered plans to hire at least 1,000 more staff in Africa in the next couple of years, an increase of more than 10 percent, even as its expansion elsewhere has slowed.

Diana Layfield, Standard Chartered’s chief executive for Africa, declined to specify where the extra staff would go, but picked out Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana as three of the most attractive markets.

Read more: StanChart to hire 1,000 more staff in Africa | Reuters.

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