Absa Bank Ghana’s MD Abena Osei-Poku departs her role

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Absa Bank Ghana Limited has announced that its Managing Director, Abena Osei-Poku, will be departing from the bank to explore a career opportunity outside the Absa Group.
Having dedicated over 14 years to her career within the Absa Group, including five years as the Managing Director of Absa Bank Ghana, Abena Osei-Poku will be concluding her tenure by the end of the year.
The bank has stated that its Board is currently in the process of selecting an interim Managing Director and has also begun the necessary steps to identify a suitable replacement.
“A new Managing Director will be announced once the process is completed, subject to regulatory approval. Abena’s leadership has been instrumental in driving the success of Absa Bank Ghana,” it said in a press release.
“She has been at the forefront of steering the business through significant change and challenging periods, most notably the brand change journey to Absa and the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Under her guidance Absa Bank Ghana has proven itself as a resilient business that all stakeholders can be proud of,” said Frances Adu-Mante, Chairperson of the Board, Absa Bank Ghana.
Regarding her departure, the outgoing Managing Director expressed, “I am extremely proud of the career I have had with Absa Group, and especially of the last five years at the helm of Absa Bank Ghana”.
She added, “I am confident that Absa Bank Ghana will continue to scale new heights and I am honoured to have been a part of this journey. It is only after much consideration, taking into account a rewarding 14 years of my career with Absa Group, that I have decided to pursue a new opportunity outside of the Group.
“I wish to extend my thanks to the Absa Bank Ghana Board, colleagues and customers, whom I have had the honour of serving and supporting,” said Abena Osei-Poku.

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