The parent company of one of Africa’s biggest financial institutions, Ecobank Group, Lome (ETI) Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has announced two new board appointments in persons of Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor and Mrs. Zanele Monnakgotla.
According to a release signed by Adenike Laoye, the bank’s Group Head, Corporate Communications,
Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor, a Lawyer, Banker and Marketing Consultant with over twenty-five years experience in Senior Management Capacities in several fields which are Finance, Strategic management, Marketing, Law, Compliance and Administration replaced Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as a Non Executive Director and representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment and Development (EBID). He also became EBID’s president after Mr.Bashir Mamman Ifo’s retirement.
Another Board appointment made was that of a Non-Executive Director and Nominee of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) of South Africa in the person of Mrs. Zanele Monnakgotla. She has over 20 years experience spanning across the public and private sector. Her core is Structured Finance and Strategy. She replaced Dr. Matjila, Chief Executive Officer of PIC.
Speaking on the change of Board of Directors, ETI’s Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Ikazoboh appreciated Mr. Bashir Ifo, former Ecowas Bank for Investment and Development representative and Dr. Matjila, erstwhile CEO of PIC for their hardwork and contributions to Ecobank group.
The ETI (Ecobank Transnational Incorporated) is listed on the Nigeria Stock Exchange in Lagos, it is also listed in Ghana Stock Exchange in Accra and it is listed in the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres in Abidjan.
The Ecobank group must also be commended for its contributions to the work force in Africa by employing over 15,000 people and meeting the needs of over 20,000 customers, and its amazing services towards improving banking on the continent which includes bank and deposit accounts, loans to aid businesses, cash management, advisory, trade, securities, wealth and asset management.
We, as a continent feel honoured to have ETI and Ecobank group on our shores and we encourage them to keep up the good work in providing good banking solutions in Africa.