Who is Alain Nkontchou, the new boss of the Ecobank group? – Socialnetlink, the link to African IT news and startups

New appointments following the latest general meetings, ordinary and extraordinary, of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), which were held on June 30. The parent company of the Pan-African banking group Ecobank, based in Lomé, approves a major change.

Ecobank has a new Chairman of the Board of Directors. This is the Cameroonian banker Alain Nkontchou appointed on June 30, 2020, after the group’s General Meeting.

Alain Nkontchou, boss d’Ecobank

The 32nd general meetings of the Ecobank group ended on Tuesday June 30, 2020 in Nigeria. At the end of these meetings, the new chairman of the board of directors of the “Pan-African bank” was presented. It is the Cameroonian Alain Nkontchou. The outgoing president of the group was full of praise for his replacement. “I am more confident and confident that my successor to the post of Chairman, Mr. Alain Nkontchou, will continue to lead the Board of Directors in its journey towards leadership,” said Emmanuel Ikazobo.

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The now ex-PCA of the Ecobank group has also spoken out on the challenges awaiting his successor. “The world is looking to Africa and we are positioning this bank in a way that will allow it to continue to implement its commitments to the development of the continent. I intend to remain a determined ambassador for this great institution and its ideals, ”continued the man who managed the board of directors of Ecobank between 2014 and 2015.

Who is the new boss of the Ecobank group?

Cameroonian financier who has had a career in Private Equity, Alain Nkontchou comes from a family of high finance executives. Aged 57, he is the eldest of a family where we find Cyrille, William and Mireille Nkontchou, the new boss of the Ecobank group was general manager of the investment bank Chase Manhattan in London.

Born in Yaoundé, Alain Nkontchou is the son of a senior executive of the Cameroonian administration who was a Treasury delegate at the Cameroonian embassy in Paris from 1981 to 1989. With this appointment, the Cameroonian arrives at the head of an African giant. Ecobank currently has 20,331 employees and 11 million customers. Based in Togo, Ecobank is the second largest bank on the African continent after Standard Bank.

With afrique-sur7

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