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Ecobank boosts leadership with top-level appointments

Ecobank boosts leadership with top-level appointments

Ecobank, the pan-African financial services group, on Wednesday, announced the appointment of key senior executives to strengthen the Group’s leadership team and to drive the delivery of its new Growth, Transformation and Returns (GTR) strategy.

Abena Osei-Poku joins as regional executive Anglophone West Africa and managing director Ecobank Ghana; Martin Miruka as Group executive for transformation, enablement and customer experience; Anup Suri as Group executive, commercial and consumer banking; Michael Larbie as Group executive, corporate and investment banking; and Thierry Mbimi as Group executive, internal audit and management services.

A statement from the bank said these top-level appointments are strategically important as Ecobank enters its next phase of growth and transformation, aiming to become the bank of choice and a leader in delivering responsive, innovative and affordable financial services products and solutions for Africa. Ecobank Group has decided to combine the commercial and the consumer businesses, under the leadership of Anup Suri, underscoring its commitment to strengthening these two business units to drive growth. In addition, the establishment of the new role of Transformation, Enablement, and Customer Experience underscores the Group’s determination to prioritize the necessary leadership for the successful execution of its transformation.

Jeremy Awori, CEO of Ecobank Group, said: “These appointments are crucial to the execution of our recently announced five-year Growth, Transformation and Returns strategy.

‘I am delighted that Abena Osei-Poku, Martin Miruka, Anup Suri, Michael Larbi, and Thierry Mbimi are joining our leadership team, each bringing proven, valuable, global and African financial services experience. I have no doubt that they will play pivotal roles in driving Ecobank’s future growth and success.”