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Benjamin Amenumey is now out after completing his 5-year tenure, and the Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has a new Chief Executive Officer, Mr Nana Dwemoh Benneh.

But do you really know who Nana is? Well, Nana Dwemoh was on Monday, February 1, 2021 approved by UMB as its CEO following approval from the Bank of Ghana.

Prior to his appointment, Nana Dwemoh had worked briefly with Merchant Bank Limited after his graduate studies.

Board Chairman of UMB, Mr. Ras Boateng said the choice of Nana Dwemoh Benneh as the next CEO of UMB is a step in the right direction in propelling UMB to the next level of success. He also commended the outgoing CEO for his ability to lead and boost staff morale to give off their best.

While accepting the opportunity,  Nana Dwemoh said he was honoured and humbled to have been chosen by the Board to lead …

Barclay's rebranding as Absa Bank in Mozambique

Barclays Bank in Mozambique is to rebrand as Absa Bank from November 11, Rui Barros the Deputy Director announced yesterday.

Speaking at a press conference in Maputo, he said they have introduced the new logo at ATMs and counters in Mozambique to ensure a gradual and natural change.

The bank is in 49 locations in Mozambique with two-thirds of the brand change already underway and operations expected to be concluded in the next two months.

Mr Barro assured that cards, accounts, access keys and cheques in Mozambique would remain active and functional during the rebranding period. He added that the Barclays branded cards and checks would not be restricted after November 11th and will gradually replace them over the coming months.

“The bank is about to enter a new stage, with great opportunities that will allow us to realize our ambition for growth as an independent African bank,” Mr Barros …