Accra, May 07, GNA - Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has announced the appointment of Ms Mansa Nettey as Head of its Global Markets business (or Treasury).
Nettey, currently Head of Sales Financial Markets, West Africa, takes over from Mayokun Ajibade, who has taken up a new appointment within the Bank in Southern Africa.
Nettey, also a qualified Pharmacist, joined the bank in 1998 from PriceWaterHouse Coopers, where she was a consultant and has since been instrumental in building and leading high performing teams within the bank.
Having started her career within Origination and Client Coverage, the Bank's Corporate Banking department, as a Relationship Manager, Nettey later joined the Global Markets business as Head of FX (Foreign Exchange) Sales Ghana.
She later assumed responsibility for FX (Foreign Exchange) Sales across West Africa.
Ms Nettey brings on board a wealth of experience and thorough knowledge of both ends of the Wholesale Banking business.
Confirming the appointment, Kweku Bedu–Addo, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Ghana said: “We are delighted to have Mansa heading the Global Markets team within Ghana. The team has chalked a lot of success and put in great performances over the years and we are looking forward to seeing a consolidation of these under her supervision”.
In her previous role as Head of Financial Markets (FM) sales, West Africa, she was involved in assisting corporate and government entities to understand and adopt value added financial market products.
Commenting on her new appointment, Ms Nettey said: “I am thrilled to be taking up such an appointment in a great team which delivers innovative game-changing solutions in an area of the Banking industry that is very important to Standard Chartered. I am determined to build on the gains achieved by my predecessor, to ensure that the department continues its leadership of the Ghanaian Banking sector”.
Her appointment takes effect April 1, 2012.