Nigerian Emmanuel Ikazoboh has been elected the new chairman of the board of governors of Ecobank transnational incorporated (Eti), following a decision taken at its general assembly held Monday at the institution’s headquarters in Lomé, bank sources told PANA Tuesday.
Upon a proposal by the selection committee, Ikazoboh was elected new chairman of the group’s board of governors.
He succeeds Cameroonian André Siaka.
Ikazoboh, a Certified accountant who graduated from the United Kingdom, a member of the Chartered association of certified accountants, Institute of chartered accountants Nigeria and the Nigeria institute of taxation (order of accountant-experts in Nigeria and the Nigerian taxation institute), was Managing director of Deloitte/West and Central Africa from 2007 to 2009.
Ikazoboh, 56, is the current chairman of Hedonmark Management services limited, a mobile payment platform in Nigeria, and also a member of the board of governors of the International institute for sustainable development, based in Winnipeg, Canada.
He holds an MBA in financial management and marketing from Manchester university business school.
The new Ecobank chairman has promised to set new bases so that the progressive group will continue to move forward.