Stanchart to support gov'ts development agenda
Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited says it is committed to supporting governments development agenda.
According to the bank, its continues support of government projects and initiatives, proves their resolve to seeing the government’s national development priorities are achieved.
This was disclosed by the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mansa Nettey when the Management team of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited paid a courtesy call on the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Mansa Nettey said “the private sector is an area we are looking to grow. We are looking at supporting them and we’ve carved out a very special unit mainly because of the importance of the SME”.
She also mentioned of the Bank’s commitment to support the private sector which is the engine of growth of the economy.
The management team was led by outgoing Chief Executive Officer, Kweku Bedu-Addo who informed the President about the end of his tenure as Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited and introduced his successor, Mansa Nettey to the President.
Mr Bedu-Addo who was the first Ghanaian Chief Executive of the bank said “I am excited to be handing over to another Ghanaian who also is the first woman to head the Bank in its 120-year history in the country. It is a rare honour. With her extensive business experience and depth of client relationships, I am confident that the Bank will continue to consistently deliver value to shareholders”.
President Akufo-Addo congratulated Mansa Nettey and wished her well. He said he was confident in her ability to lead the Bank.
The President noted that Banks are going through challenging times with increased regulation and scrutiny from regulators and expressed his confidence in Mansa’s ability to lead the Bank to greater heights.
At the meeting was the Vice President, His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso Boakye. The team from Standard Chartered included Henry Baye, Head of Retail Banking, Ghana and West Africa, Xorse Godzi, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking, Kwabena Boateng, Head, Commercial Banking, Asiedua Addae, Head, Corporate Affairs & Brand and Marketing and Sam Peprah, Business Planning Manager to the CEO.