pBill Winters, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank Group, has paid a working visit to Ghana, accompanied by Lamin Manjang, CEO Standard Chartered Nigeria and West Africa.
Whilst in Ghana, he paid a courtesy call on the President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo and had meetings with key stakeholders.
As part of the visit, he interacted with staff, and also held an engaging round-table discussion on current global and local economic trends.
A statement issued by the bank in Accra at the weekend said the session was moderated by Dr Emmanuel Kumah, Board Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited.
Guests at the discussion were key policy makers, industry stakeholders as well as clients of the bank.
The statement said Mr Winters was excited about the visit especially the economic session, which was highly informative with very significant insights and perspectives shared by stakeholders and policy makers.
"Ghana is a key market for Standard Chartered, having operated in the country for more than 120 years.
His visit signifies the importance of Ghana to the Standard Chartered Group and the bank’s commitment to invest in Africa. The bank will continue to support the financial and business aspirations of clients as well as the socio-economic development of Ghana," the statement said.
Since his appointment as Chief Executive in June 2015, this is his third visit to Ghana, his recent one in less than 10 months when he inaugurated the Standard Chartered new head office in Accra.