His performances at the head of the African export-import bank (Afreximbank) are unanimously appreciated by his peers. The Ivorian Jean-Louis Ekra leaves the chair of the bank after 10 years of loyal duties. AfricSearch and his close relations decided to award him the Global African Achievers Awards.
The award honors men and women who have worked for several many years for the development of Africa. The ceremony took place on 27th May in Abidjan (Ivory Coast).
This award will not be the first one in the record of the Ivorian. In 2011, Jean-Louis Ekra was already ranked among the most influential personalities of the African continent by the Pan-African magazine, « New African« .
The man is holder of an MBA of the Stern School of business of New York and a master’s degree in economic sciences obtained at the University of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He leaves behind him a financial healthy and forward-looking bank.
Original text by: Roger ADZAFO