Top news; the Ghanaian Albert Essien, until then Managing director of the Ecobank Group, is replaced in his duties by the Nigerian, Ade Ayeyemi previously Managing director of the sub-Saharan division Africa of Citigroup.
The new managing director of the Ecobank group will take function on 1st September 2015. This decision occurs in the prelude to the first retirement of Albert Essien.
Ayeyemi is an experienced banker who has had a long successful career at Citigroup for which he is the current managing director of the Sub-Saharan Africa division based in Johannesburg.
Certified in accounting of the University of Ife (the Obafemi Awolowo University today) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences with grade A pass distinction, he also studied at the university of London and attended the classes of the Upper Program of Management of Harvard Business School. He is an approved chartered accountant.
Ayeyemi is also trained in the UNIX systems and in the management of the network operating systems. Among his various domains of interest appear marketing strategy, economy, of process and technology engineering.
Original text by: Roger ADZAFO