Isabel dos Santos is an Angolan investor, businesswoman, the richest woman in Africa and the eldest daughter to the former president of Angola, Jose Eduardo dos Santos. She was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, in April 1973 and later joined the all-girls school in Kent, Cobham Hall. Her higher education entails pursuing an electrical engineering course at King’s College in London, England, and venturing into business working for several companies listed under the European stock exchanges. As an investor, the businesswoman is involved with multiple holdings in Portugal, Germany, Gibraltar, and the Netherlands encompassing different sectors.
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From Chairman of the Board to the Company Administrator
Unitel, the leading telecommunications company in Angola, replaced the firm’s chairman of the board held by Isabel dos Santos. She lost the leadership of the board at the company after allegations concerning financial management while in the position. However, the businesswoman remains in the company’s executive team but will be under restrictions. According to her statement, she praised the committee members from their work and dedication for furthering the company goals hence improving on growth and profits.
The move to lower her position from the company president to an administrator comes after several changes were made at Unitel. The proposal recommended by PT Ventures (Oi) and supported by Sonangol witnessed significant changes and replacement. Some of them include the appointment of the new director general, Miguel Geraldes replacing Englishman Anthony and a new finance supervisor, Joao Boa Quipipa. The events come after a Paris court ruled out that some Unitel shareholders are required to pay about six hundred million euros to Brazilians as compensation on dividend payments.
In a statement released by an anonymous source, Isabel dos Santos will seize from making company decisions unless authorized by the PTV and Sonangol. She is also banned from making statements on behalf of Unitel as well as determining the company destiny. Unitel comprises of four shareholders each with an equal share of twenty-five percent of the total assets. They include Sonangol; PT Ventures; Vidatel, a company owned by Isabel dos Santos; and Geni, owned by Leopoldino Nascimento who is also the chairman of the board of vice president meetings.
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