Samuel Sarpong resigns from Ghana’s GCB bank

Larry Ettah

Samuel Sarpong has resigned from the board of Directors of GCB bank Limited, Ghana, with effect from 28th September, 2017.

Mr. Samuel Sarpong joined the Board in March 2008 and holds a degree from University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada (M.Sc. Agric) and Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada (MBA). He has also completed many professional courses. Mr. Sarpong served as Policy Adviser in the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food and Ministry of Economic Development & Trade, Canada from 1990 to 1995.

In 1996, he joined the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), holding senior roles in credit risk management including Director, Lending Products. During his nine (9) years at CIBC, he worked in the following divisions – Retail & Small Business Lending, BizSmart and CIBC Visa. In 2005, Mr. Sarpong joined General Electric Corporation’s (GE), Consumer Lending Business (GE Money Canada) and as Senior Manager in GE, he served as Risk Leader for 3 business units – Credit Cards, Risk Infrastructure & Fraud and Mortgages.

Mr. Sarpong serves on the boards of Development Finance & Holdings Ltd., Vivo Energy Ltd., and Starlife Assurance Company Ltd.