UMB Announces Departure Of CEO

After four years of dedicated and growth oriented service to the Bank, the Board of UMB announces the departure of their Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Mr John Awuah.

A statement issued by the UMB and copied to the Ghana News Agency said since Mr Awuah joined UMB, he has over the years initiated and championed successful strategies with the private sector as well as partnered the public sector on initiatives for the development of the country.

It said some of the projects include the launch the UMB Public Private Partnership (PPP) Incubation Centre, and the growth of the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Ghana through the UMB Centre for Businesses.

The statement said under his leadership, the Bank introduced more branches and innovative products to meet its evergrowing customer base. 

It said Mr Awuah has built a strong foundation for the present and future growth of UMB and the bank will continue to execute these laudable initiatives.

The statement said Mr Ras Boateng, the Board Chairman of UMB, in a message to Mr Awuah said: "You are a strong advocate for team effort, and over the past four years, we have witnessed good and positive transformation under your watch. We wish you the very best in your future endeavours.”

UMB Bank (UMB) is a full-service financial institution specializing in customized banking products and services.  
UMB opened on March 15, 1972 and is a leading Ghanaian indigenous bank with considerable financial expertise. 

UMB is recognized for its entrepreneurial approach, innovative use of technology, and distinctive banking solutions.  

UMB currently has 36 branches, three UMB Centres for Fusinesses, one UMB PPP Incubator Centre and a vast network of ATMs.