ACA Welcomes New Managing Director

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     The African Cashew Alliance is excited to welcome Roger T. Brou as the new Managing Director.  Brou is joining the team after years of experience in agribusiness project finance and bank-to-bank finance.  After beginning his career as a teacher in his home town of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Brou went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and an MBA with a concentration in finance.  Roger has worked since as a project director for the Corporate Council on Africa in Washington as a financial analyst for HSBC Equator Bank in Glastonbury, Connecticut. He continued as an investment officer and then regional manager for HSBC in West Africa and was based in Abidjan. Roger was running his own agribusiness and transportation company until 2009 when he joined the West Africa Trade Hub as the Business & Finance   Director.