Senegalese Abdoulaye Fall was on Friday in the Togolese capital, Lomé, appointed deputy chairman of the ECOWAS Investment and Development Bank (BIDC) in charge of operations.
The appointment was made at the 44th ordinary session of the regional financial organisation being held at its headquarters.
He replaces Ivorian Ernest D. Koménan, who has ended his four-year term.
Before his appointment, Mr Fall was the director of the Audit Department at BIDC.
Set up in 1999, BIDC has the main objective to promote economies of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through the financing of public and private sector projects.
Based in Lomé, BIDC had a capital of 245 billion CFAF as at 31 December 2013.