Ecobank Group appoints top executives to drive GTR strategy 

Ecobank Group a leading private pan-African banking group with presence in 35 sub-Saharan African countries, as well as France, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and China.

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Ecobank Group, appoints top executives to drive, GTR strategy Ecobank  Group, a pan-African financial services organisation, has appointed key executives to strengthen its leadership and effectively drive its Growth, Transformation and Returns (GTR) strategy.
Ms Christiane Bossom, Group Communications Manager of Ecobank  Transnational Incorporated (ETI), made this known  in a notification sent to the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) on Thursday in Lagos.
According to Bossom,  Mrs Abena Osei-Poku has joined Ecobank Group as the Regional Executive, Anglophone West Africa and Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana, while Mr Martin Miruka has been appointed  the bank’s Group Executive for Transformation, Enablement and Customer Experience.
Bossom said that Anup Suri had become Ecobank’s Group Executive, Commercial and Consumer Banking, while Mr Michael Larbie had become the Group Executive, Corporate and Investment Banking.
She added that Thierry Mbimi emerged the Group Executive, Internal Audit and Management Services.
Bossom said that the top-level appointments were strategic as Ecobank Group entered its next phase of growth and transformation.
She stated that the financial services organisation aimed to become the bank of choice and a leader in delivering responsive, innovative and affordable financial services 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, establishment of the new role of transformation, enablement and customer experience underscores the group’s determination to prioritise the necessary leadership for successful execution of its transformation,” Bossom stated.
She quoted Mr Jeremy Awori, Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank Group, as saying that the appointments were crucial to the execution of the bank’s recently-announced five-year GTR 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,” Bossom quoted Awori as saying.
Ecobank Group a leading private pan-African banking group with presence in 35 sub-Saharan African countries, as well as France, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and China.
It has more than 15,000 people in its employment and offers consumer, commercial, corporate and investment banking products, services and solutions across multiple channels.