Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has appointed Mrs Josephine Anan-Ankomah as its new Group Executive in charge of commercial banking.
The appointment which takes immediate effect follows an internal recruitment process.
Prior to this appointment, Mrs Anan-Ankomah was the Managing Director of Ecobank Gambia, where she worked with the team to position the bank as number one on the market.
According to the bank, successor for her previous role will be communicated as soon as possible when the selection process is completed.
As a member of the Group Executive Committee, Mrs Anan-Ankomah will report to the GCEO and will be based in the Ecobank Group office in Lomé, Togo.
Mrs Anan-Ankomah is a well-rounded banker with over 25 years’ experience within Ecobank, having joined Ecobank Ghana in 1992 as a Treasury Officer.
She has held various senior positions within the bank, such as Regional Treasurer (Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and The Gambia), Chief Operating Officer (Ecobank West African Monetary Zone/East & Southern Africa), Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development (Ecobank Ghana) and Deputy Head investment Banking Group (Ecobank Ghana).
She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology from the same university.
She is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.