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UMB announces the departure of their CEO

After four years of dedicated and growth oriented service to the Bank, the Board of UMB announce the departure of their CEO, Mr. John Awuah.

John Awuah joined UMB and 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.

Some of the projects include the launch the UMB PPP Centre, and the growth of the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Ghana through the UMB Centre for Businesses.

Under his leadership, the Bank introduced more branches and innovative products to meet its ever growing customer base.

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 Board Chairman of UMB, in a message to John Awuah said “ you are a strong advocate for team effort, and over the past 4 years, we have witnessed good and positive transformation under your watch. We wish you the very best in your future endeavours”

About UMB Bank

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, 3 UMB Centres for Businesses, 1 UMB PPP Incubator Centre and a vast network of ATMs.

UMB is active on key media platforms. For more information about UMB and its products and services, please visit:


Facebook (www.facebook.com/myumbbank)

Twitter (www.twitter.com/myumbbank)

LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/universal-merchant-bank)

Source: Universal Merchant Bank

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