By Favour Nnabugwu
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group has announced that the appointment of a new Group Chief Executive Officer, Jeremy Awori to succeed Ade Ayeyemi who will retire after he attains the age of 60, in accordance with ETI policy
The company, in a statement to the Nigerian Exchange Limited, NGX , stated that its Board of Directors selected Jeremy Awori to succeed Ade Ayeyemi as Group Chief Executive Officer, noting that the relevant effective dates will be communicated in due course.
The statement stated: “Alain Nkontchou, Ecobank Group Chairman, thanked Ade for his immense contribution during his seven years at the helm of the Ecobank Group as Group CEO.”
The Chairman added: “Ade can be rightly proud of his success in leading the implementation of the Roadmap to Leadership strategy, navigating Ecobank through challenges, seizing opportunities, and positioning Ecobank for sustainable long-term growth. Ade’s deep knowledge, unrivaled vision, commitment and infinite passion made all the difference.
It has been a real pleasure working with him. I count on his continuous support to ensure a smooth transition as we onboard Jeremy Awori as the new Group CEO.”
“Jeremy Awori is a highly respected leader in the banking industry with significant achievements in his previous capacities. The Board of Directors strongly believes that his drive and strong focus on results will be vital in steering the Group in its next phase” Alain Nkontchou stated.