Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has announced the appointment of Ebehijie Momoh as Head of Retail Banking.
She replaces Henry Baye who has been appointed Chief Executive of Standard Chartered, Jersey.
Ebehijie joined the bank in 2011 and brings extensive experience to this role, with a career spanning over 26 years across Retail, Corporate and Commercial Banking.
In her new capacity, Ebehijie will be responsible for driving
leadership and the execution of business strategies for the Retail
Business in Ghana.
Her deep knowledge in the areas of relationship management, branch
management and broad banking experience will drive the continued
strengthening of the Retail Business in Ghana.
Prior to this appointment, Ebehijie was the Head of Retail Banking,
Standard Chartered Nigeria, responsible for the development and
execution of the Retail Banking business strategy in Nigeria and
demonstrated solid leadership in driving change in order to reshape the
Retail Banking business for growth.
Prior to her appointment as Head of Retail Banking in Nigeria,
Ebehijie was the Head of SME Banking for Nigeria and West Africa from
2011 to 2014.
She started her banking career in Nigeria at Guaranty Trust Bank in 1993 and later joined Diamond Bank in 1995.
From 2006 to 2011, Ebehijie was with First City Monument Bank, where
she held various senior management positions including Assistant Vice
President and Zonal Head, Midwest Zone, Vice President and Group Head
Conglomerates and Group Head Commercial Banking, Lagos and South Region.
Commenting on the appointment, Mansa Nettey, Chief Executive of
Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited said: “Ebehijie’s leadership and
experience will further strengthen our client relationships.
“As we continue to invest in digitisation, I am confident that she
will play a key role in achieving our aspirations. I would like to thank
Henry for his significant contribution to the Retail Banking business
over the years and wish him well in his new role”.
Ebehijie Momoh said, “I am delighted to join the Ghana Team and look
forward to continuing the growth of the Retail business and deepening
our client relationships”.
She holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Lagos and an MBA
from the University of Benin. In addition, she has an MBA from Bangor
University, Scotland and is a Chartered Banker in Nigeria and Scotland.
The new Head of Retail Banking is also an honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.