Josephine Anan-Ankomah, a Ghanaian Banker has been appointed Managing Director of Ecobank Kenya.
Her appointment was announced following the approval from the Central Bank of Kenya.
Mrs. Anan-Ankomah replaces Cheikh Travaly who retired at the end of 2022 after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60 years policy.
Her appointment is to serve as the Executive Regional, Central, Eastern, and Southern African (CESA).
She will be responsible for leading and growing the Bank’s business in Kenya and the wider CESA region constituting 18 out of 33 Ecobank affiliates and one representative office.
Josephine Anan-Ankomah is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds an MBA in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology, both from the University of Ghana.
She has served the Bank for the past 30 years in various capacities until this appointment.
She began her career at Ecobank Ghana in the year, 1992 as a treasury officer.
She has also held other senior positions within the bank, such as Managing Director for Ecobank Gambia, 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 Head – Investment Banking Group (Ecobank Ghana).
Josephine has experience in treasury management, commercial banking, and investment banking and possesses a sharp business acumen that will immensely benefit the Bank.