ARB Apex Bank appoints Curtis Brantuo as Deputy Managing Director

Curtis William Brantuo Esq. – Deputy Managing Director-ARB Apex Bank Plc

Curtis William Brantuo (Esq.) has been appointed Deputy Managing Director of ARB Apex Bank PLC. His appointment took effect from December 1, 2022, and he will complement Alex Kwasi Awuah, who was appointed Managing Director of the bank in January this year.

Prior to his appointment as Deputy Managing Director, he served in various roles including Head of Legal, Compliance and Company Secretary from October 1, 2008.

A lawyer by profession, Mr. Brantuo joined the ARB Apex Bank PLC on February 1, 2008. He is a multifaceted professional with knowledgeable and practical experience in banking, with over fourteen (14) years’ experience as the Head, Legal and Compliance Department and Company/Board Secretary.

He is a member of the Ghana Bar Association with 22 years standing at the Bar. Prior to joining the bank, he worked as a Lawyer at Lexnet Legal Consult between 2004 through 2007, and also at Hayibor, Djarbeng & Co., Accra between 2001 through 2003.

He holds a B. A. (Sociology and Psychology) and Q. C. L, B. L in Law. He has a post-graduate certificate in Information Technology Law from the Wisconsin University College-Ghana, and an MBA (Banking & Finance) from the Paris Graduate School of Management.

Mr. Brantuo is expected to bring his many years of rich corporate experience to bear in supporting the Board and Management help position rural and community banks (RCBs) as the main levers of rural financial intermediation and inclusion in the country.

ARB Apex Bank

ARB Apex Bank PLC is the ‘mini-central bank’ of the 147 rural and community banks operating from over 800 locations in the country. The bank began operations in July 2002 and provides, monitoring, mini-regulation, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and clearing house support, training and liquidity support for the rural banks. The bank currently operates from 11 locations and is headquartered at North Ridge in Accra.

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