Societe Generale Ghana has appointed Margaret Boateng Sekyere as Chair of the Board of Directors, effective 1st October 2020.
Mrs. Sekyere has served on the Board since November 2019 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
She succeeds Kofi Ampim who retired as Board Chairman on 30th September 2020, the bank said in a statement released today.
Mrs. Sekyere has over 30 years working experience in the private and public sectors in the areas of financial and human resource management, project management, and public sector reforms.
From 2013 to 2018, as a Licenced Investment Advisory Representative of Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission, Mrs. Sekyere was the Executive Director of Finance & Administration at Belstar Capital Limited. Her key role was to ensure full compliance to all financial regulatory matters.
Between 2004 and 2007, she played a key role in major public sector reform initiatives in Ghana under the Leadership of the Senior Minister and the Minister for Public Sector Reforms. H
Her key accomplishment was in the preparatory arrangements for the Government of – Ghana (GOG) to obtain approval from the Board of Directors of the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) for approximately USD$547million for GOG’s anti-poverty campaign.
Mrs. Sekyere’s immediate post-graduate work experience from 1985 to 1992 was in Public Accounting and Mortgage Banking in the USA, and at Price Waterhouse in Ghana as a Management Consultant with special focus on Financial Management Reviews and Assessments of donor funding to public sector institutions.
She holds BBA (Accounting, 1985) and MBA (1987) degrees from Howard University in Washington, D.C.