The board of directors of UniBank Ghana has appointed Dr. Kwabena Duffour as the bank’s new Managing Director with the appointment taking effect from June 1 2017.
Prior to his appointment Dr. Duffour II was the Chief Operating Officer of the bank. His appointment is subject to the approval of the Bank of Ghana. Dr. Duffuor II takes over from Mr. Felix Nyarko-Pong, whose tenure ends on the 1st of June 2017.
Dr. Duffuor II since rejoining the bank in 2012 as an Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer assisted the MD in leading the Management team. He also helped the bank to attain its current enviable position within the banking fraternity.
Kwabena Duffuor II holds a PhD in Finance, an Msc Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School, City of London, UK, and a degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Southampton.
He has more than nine years banking experience both locally and internationally. He worked with Ghana International Bank Plc, uniBank (Ghana) Ltd and Standard Chartered Bank in various departments including, Retail Banking, Treasury Operations and Credit Risk Management.
UniBank (Ghana) Limited, commonly known as uniBank, is an indigenous private bank in Ghana, West Africa. uniBank is one of the twenty-eight (28) commercial banks licensed to operate in Ghana.
uniBank is a mid-sized financial services provider, the bank’s total assets were valued at approximately US$433 million (GHS:1.3 billion), with shareholders’ equity of approximately USD50 million (GHS:151 million).
uniBank was incorporated in 1997 as a financial services provider. Following the issuance of a banking license, it began providing banking services in January 2001, focusing on meeting the banking needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and those of individual customers. In 2009, the bank began offering Internet banking and mobile banking.