Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, has officially declared Jeremy Awori the new chief executive officer of the Ecobank Group.
Almost 25 years of expertise in the banking sector, including over ten years as CEO and Managing Director of Absa Bank Kenya Plc, are brought to the table by Jeremy Awori. Jeremy held executive positions at Standard Chartered Bank in the Middle East and Africa before joining Absa. He is a tremendous addition to the Ecobank Group due to his breadth of knowledge, talent, and industry experience.
Jeremy Awori, commenting on his new role, said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity to take Ecobank to the next level of its growth strategy. Despite current global challenges, Africa offers promising prospects. Ecobank is uniquely positioned to provide systematic change across the banking sector at a pan-African level, using the geographic footprint it has already established.”
Alain Nkontchou, Ecobank Group Chairman, added: “Jeremy Awori’s exceptional and proven qualities as a result-oriented effective leader with an extensive knowledge of the African banking landscape, make him the ideal choice to steer the growth of the Ecobank Group through the current era of rapid global and continental changes.” The Group Chairman further noted that Jeremy has the full support of the ETI Board.