Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, says it has made two new appointments and changes on its board of directors.
A statement said Dr Georges Donkor has been appointed as a non-executive director to replace Mr Bashir Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment & Development on the board of ETI.
It stated that Donkor was recently appointed president of EBID following the retirement of his predecessor, Ifo.
“Donkor is a lawyer, banker and marketing consultant with over 25 years’ experience in senior management capacity across several fields such as finance, strategic management, marketing, legal, compliance and administration.
The board also announced the appointment of Mrs Zanele Monnakgotla as a non-executive director and nominee of the Public Investment Corporation of South Africa on the board.
Monnakgotla has over 20 years’ public and private sector experience in structured finance and strategy.
She replaced Dr Daniel Matjila who resigned from the ETI board when he left his role as chief executive officer of PIC.
The Chairman of the Board of ETI, Mr Emmanuel Ikazoboh, commenting on the changes, said, “We must first of all, sincerely express our appreciation to Ifo and Matjila for their contributions to the board and their tireless dedication to the Ecobank Group.
“We know that they will always remain members of the Ecobank family. As we formally bid them farewell, I do warmly welcome, both Donkor and Monnakgotla and believe that their respective expertise would be most beneficial to the