United Bank for Africa Titles Six New Country Chief Executive Officers in Africa, International and Senior Group Roles
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone– The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) on of the prominent pan-African financial services institutions in the African continent, has endorsed the nominations of Rokia Hacko, Chioma Mang, Chinedu Obeta, Bode Aregbesola, Kingsley Ulinfun, and Usman Isiaka as Chief Executive Officers of six of its twenty associates across Africa, liable to regulatory approvals. The new CEO’s will navigate the Group’s policy and activities in Mali, Uganda, Zambia, Senegal, Tanzania and Sierra Leone respectively.
In upswing, Ogechi Altraide has evolve the recent Head, Retail Banking; Amadao Konate, Head, Treasury & International Payments for UBA America. These international appointments rave the preceding nominations of Sola Yomi-Ajayi as the CEO of UBA America, and Patrick Gutmann as the CEO of UBA UK. UBA gives a full suite of corporate banking products and services to businesses, multilateral institutions and governments transacting from and with Africa. In the first half of July 2020, UBA declared openly the job of Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba respectively as Deputy Managing Directors in charge of the Group’s Nigeria and Africa businesses, affirming to the significance of UBA’s African business and its strategic positioning as “Africa’s Global Bank”.
Tony O. Elumelu – UBA Group Chairman asserted “The appointments further reflect the strong growth of the Group’s pan-African businesses, currently responsible for over 40% of total Group revenue and the increasing importance of our international businesses in London, Paris and New York, offering superior treasury, trading and corporate banking solutions to clients globally. We are committed to catalyzing growth on the African continent and the new CEOs are taking up roles at a very exciting period, as the Group executes its innovative digital play across the African continent’’.
In addendum, UBA also appointed three new country Executive Directors – Haoua Cisse as the Executive Director, Wholesale, UBA Mali and Julien Kouassi as Executive Director Wholesale, UBA Côte D’Ivoire. The United Bank for Africa is one of the tremendous employers in the financial sector on the African continent, with over 20,000 employees group, widening over 20 million customers, across its roughly 1000 branches and over 30,000 ATMs, PoS, and agencies in Africa. Operating in twenty African countries and globally in the United Kingdom, the United States, and France. The UBA gives retail, commercial and institutional banking services, leading financial inclusion, and implementing cutting edge products, including the first-ever banking chatbot in Africa, LEO.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent
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