J. Kweku Bedu-Addo
Chief Executive and Managing Director
Kweku’s career has spanned Public Policy, International
Development, and Banking & Finance. He joined Standard Chartered
Bank Ghana in 2000 and rose to become the first Ghanaian Chief
Executive in 2010. In between, he held several senior roles within the
Wholesale Bank in Ghana and West Africa (excluding Nigeria), Zambia
and Singapore. He was a recipient of the prestigious Wholesale Bank
Global Star Awards in 2007. His role has since November 2015 been
expanded to Chief Executive Officer, West Africa Cluster 2 (Ghana,
Sierra Leone and Gambia) and he is also on the Africa - Middle East
Regional Management Team.
Kweku’s affliations include Advisory Board Chairman for the University of Ghana’s Institute of Applied Sciences, Vice Chairman, Ghana Fixed Income Market Council, Member Global Investment Committee, Acumen Fund, New York, Member, Ghana Stock Exchange Council and Ghana Employers Association’s Executive Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana and a Masters degree in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University, New York.
Head, Financial Markets (Ghana)
Mansa Nettey was appointed Head of Financial Markets in 2012,
having previously held various positions in Corporate Banking and
Financial Markets with responsibilities covering a number of West
With over 17 years of experience in the banking industry, Mansa has acquired extensive experience from working across geographies.
She was appointed as the first female Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited in 2013 and in 2015, was also appointed as a non-executive director on the board of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria respectively
Mansa holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and a Masters in Business Administration from Manchester Business School in the UK.
Head Retail Banking, West Africa
Henry Baye was appointed as Head of Retail Banking West Africa in
October 2015. Prior to this he was Head of Retail Clients for Ghana,
Gambia and Sierra Leone.
Henry has 19 years of banking experience. He commenced his banking career in Standard Chartered Bank in 1997. Henry has a wealth of experiences across various roles including senior roles. During his first eleven years in Standard Chartered he served in various roles including Branch Manager, General Manager Unsecured Lending, General Manager Distribution and Wealth all in Ghana and then General Manager, Wealth Management, West Africa.
He also worked for Barclays Bank Ghana Limited as Head of Distribution and then as Head of Consumer Banking Universal Merchant Bank and also doubled as Head of Corporate Banking in the same Bank.
Head, Commercial Banking
Kwabena Boateng was appointed as Head Commercial
Banking on 1st October 2015. Prior to this, he led Local Corporate
from 2013 to September 2014. He was also the General Manager,
SME between 2010 and 2012. He joined Standard Chartered as a
Senior Relationship Manager in 2006.
Kwabena has vast experience in the industry especially SME and Local Corporate Banking. He made a significant impact on the bank’s SME business by developing it to a major part of the SME franchise in Africa.
Prior to joining the bank, he was with The Trust Bank and Amalgamated Bank where he was a Senior Relationship Manager handling SMEs and Local Corporate.
Kwabena practiced Civil Engineering for 6 years before joining the banking industry.
Head, International Corporates & Financial Institutions
Xorse Godzi was appointed, Country Head, International
Corporates and Financial Institutions on 1 February 2016. Prior to this
role Xorse was Regional Head, Commodity Traders and Agribusiness,
based in Johannesburg.
Xorse is in his fourteenth year with the Bank and has worked in various roles in a number of geographies. He has rich experience in client coverage having worked as Director, Global Corporates, London between 2006 and 2010. He was in charge of the Bank’s coverage of commodity and agri-business clients in our footprints in Africa between 2013 and 2015 and was based in South Africa. He also previously held senior roles in Corporate and Institutional Clients business in Ghana. Xorse is tasked with developing and executing our country client strategy within Corporate and Institutional Banking to optimise revenue and adequate returns on capital employed.
Head, Wealth Management Ghana
Setor joined Standard Chartered as a Management Trainee and
18 years on has vast banking experience from branch banking as a
sales consultant, Customer Services Manager and branch
Setor held other managerial roles as Head, Direct Banking, Head, Proximity and Remote Banking, then General Manager for Premium and Priority Banking. Setor has an excellent track record in Sales, Relationship and Portfolio management.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Setor’s career started in 1997 at Unilever Ghana Ltd.
Setor is a graduate of KNUST, and also holds a post graduate degree from University of Leciester, UK.
Head Transaction Banking
Kwame Asante was appointed as Head of Transaction
Banking, Ghana on 1st November 2015. He is responsible for leading
the Transaction Banking product agenda for Corporate & Institutional
and Commercial Banking in Ghana. Prior to this role, Kwame was the
Regional Head of Transaction Banking Sales, Commercial Clients,
Kwame joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2006 and has held variety of roles across Africa including, Interim Head of Corporate Sales, Transaction Banking, South Africa; Country Head of Transaction Banking, Botswana and Director, Transaction Banking Sales, Ghana.
Kwame is a graduate of KNUST, Ghana and holds a postgraduate degree from the University of Leicester, UK.
Rosie Ebe-Arthur, FCIPD
Head of HR, West Africa
Rosie Ebe-Arthur was appointed Head of HR,
Ghana and West Africa on 1st November, 2015. She joined the
Bank in August 2011 and has held various positions including
Regional Employee Relations Head for Africa.
Rosie has over 25 years of experience in the global as well as Pan-African context, having worked across continents to execute both business and HR strategies to drive profitable growth. Before Standard Chartered Bank, Rosie worked with Ecobank Transnational Inc. (ETI), where she was the HR Business Partner for the Domestic Bank business with oversight of over 30 countries. Prior to ETI, she was the Director for People Effectiveness at Ernst and Young, South Africa with a reach of 19 countries with responsibility for aligning Africa HR to EMEIA standards and practices.
Rosie is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, UK.
Country Chief Risk Officer (Ghana) and Senior Credit Officer (Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone)
Simon Burutu was appointed as Country Chief Risk
Officer (Ghana) and Senior Credit Officer (Ghana, Gambia and Sierra
Leone) in 2015. Before the current role he was Chief Risk Officer
(Ghana) and Senior Credit Officer (Ghana and West 4) from 2012 to
2014, Senior Credit Officer (East Africa-Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda)
from 2009 to 2011, Senior Credit Officer (Zambia and Zimbabwe) from
2007 to 2008, Senior Credit Officer (Zimbabwe) from 2005 to 2006,
Head of Credit from 2002 to 2004, Senior Manager (Agri Business)
from 1999-2001 and Regional Account Relationship Manager from
1996 to 1998.
Simon has had a long and successful career at Standard Chartered spanning over 30 years and has held roles in both Wholesale and Consumer Banking.
Chief Information Officer, Ghana & West Africa
Sheikh Jobe was appointed Chief Information Officer,
Ghana & West Africa on 1 November 2015.
Sheikh has 22 years of banking experience at global, regional and country level across banking technology and operations, operational risk management, Financial Crime Risk Management, Compliance, Audit and Branch banking. These included positions held as Global Head, Lending Operations and Technology based in Singapore between 2007 and 2012 and Africa Regional CIO based in Nigeria between 2014 and 2015.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered in 1994, Sheikh worked with National Audit Office of The Gambia.
Head, Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing
Asiedua was appointed Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing
in November 2015 and is responsible for promoting and protecting the
bank’s reputation through Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing
activities in Ghana.
Asiedua joined Standard Chartered in 2012 and has held various positions in the bank including Head, Brand and Marketing.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Asiedua worked with a number of global brands across geographies including Unilever, L’Oreal. Asiedua has an MBA (Marketing) from Fordham University
Head, Compliance West Africa and Ag. Head of Legal Ghana
Joan was appointed as Head of Compliance West Africa
on November 1st 2015 and has responsibility for leading and
strengthening the Bank’s compliance and regulatory framework
across West Africa. She moved to this role after leading the Legal
and Compliance team in West Africa excluding Nigeria from April
2014 till end October 2015. Prior to that Joan headed Compliance
for Ghana and West Africa (excluding Nigeria) when she joined the
Bank in May 2011.
Joan has 25 years extensive experience in legal both in the public and private sectors. She was Director, Legal in CAL Bank just before she joined Standard Chartered Bank. Before that she was Senior and then Principal Counsel at the Volta River Authority and also worked as Head of Legal in the Ghana National Fire Service.