Nigeria : Thiery Tanoh becomes the New Group CEO of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated.The Ivorian national Thiery Tanoh will be the new Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. ) of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated. Mr. Tanoh, who was with the International Finance Corporation (IFC (Internet Foundation Classes) A class library from Netscape that provides an application framework and graphical user interface (GUI) routines for Java programmers. IFC was later made part of the Java Foundation Classes (JFC). See JFC, AFC and AWT. See also ICF. ), will replace Arnold Ekpe after Mr. EkpeEo s term ends in this July.
The professional banker from Nigeria-- Mr. Ekpe has offered his services for two terms of overall 12 years and contributed much to make the Ecobank a trans-continental bank in the African continent.
During the bankEo s24th Annual General Meeting on 15th June in Lome, Togo, Mr. EkpeEo s touching speech made the gathering emotional when he narrated his over decade long association with the Bank. He expressed his gratitude to his workforce, shareholders as well as family who supported him during the difficult period.
Mr. Tanoh was introduced to the shareholders at the AGM AGM annual general meeting
AGM n abbr (= annual general meeting) → AG f
AGM n abbr (= annual general meeting) → JHV f as well. He will work along with Mr. Ekpe and will assume his responsibility from Mr. Ekpe at last.
Mr. Tanoh joined the IFC in 1994 via its Young Professionals Program. Mr. Tanoh, is not a banker, played the role of IFCEo s Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America Latin America, the Spanish-speaking, Portuguese-speaking, and French-speaking countries (except Canada) of North America, South America, Central America, and the West Indies. and the Caribbean, and Western Europe. Besides, he was a member of the Management Team of IFC.
At first, Mr. Tanoh was involved in the Asia Department and then focused in the chemicals and petrochemicals divisions, managing deals in Asia, Latin America, plus Eastern Europe. He shifted to Brazil to spotlight on dealings in Latin America in 2001.
Mr. Tanoh, prior to his selection as a manager, had worked in business development, agreement organization, and management of several biggest dealings of the IFC.
Before Mr. Tanoh joined IFC, he was also associated with a Paris-based consulting firm and with the banking commission of the West African Central Bank in Abidjan, CEaA[sup.3]te dEo Ivoire.
Apart from a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. in the United States, Mr. Tanoh is also a qualified public accountant. He achieved this qualification from France.
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