Absa Bank Ghana Limited has announced that the Managing Director, Abena Osei-Poku will be leaving the bank to pursue a career opportunity outside of Absa Group.
After a career spanning over 14 years within Absa Group and five years as Managing Director of Absa Bank Ghana, she will be stepping down on 18 December 2023.
The Board of Absa Bank Ghana is in the process of appointing an interim Managing Director and has concurrently initiated the due process of identifying a suitable successor. A new Managing Director will be announced once the process is completed, subject to regulatory approval.
“Abena’s leadership has been instrumental in driving the success of Absa Bank Ghana. She has been at the forefront of steering the business through significant change and challenging periods, most notably the brand change journey to Absa and the COVID-19 pandemic. Under her guidance Absa Bank Ghana has proven itself as a resilient business that all stakeholders can be proud of,” said Frances Adu- Mante, Chairperson of the Board, Absa Bank Ghana.
“I am extremely proud of the career I have had with Absa Group, and especially of the last five years at the helm of Absa Bank Ghana. I am confident that Absa Bank Ghana will continue to scale new heights and I am honoured to have been a part of this journey. It is only after much consideration, taking into account a rewarding 14 years of my career with Absa Group, that I have decided to pursue a new opportunity outside of the Group. I wish to extend my thanks to the Absa Bank Ghana Board, colleagues and customers, whom I have had the honour of serving and supporting, said Abena Osei-Poku.