ADVERTISEMENT

Eric Jones Odhiambo joins the big league after being appointed Ecobank's Chief Risk Officer

He is expected to join the firm on September 22, 2017 and will be based in Lome, Togo, directly reporting to Mr Ade Adeyemi, Group Chief Executive Officer.

___7132140___https:______static.pulse.com.gh___webservice___escenic___binary___7132140___2017___8___11___13___Ecobank_Branch_3
ADVERTISEMENT

Mr. Eric Jones Odhiambo has been appointed as the Chief Risk Officer and Group Head, Risk Management of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a pan-African banking conglomerate, with banking operations in 36 African countries.

Mr. Odhimbo was appointed to the plum position through an announcement in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Odhimbo’s in-depth and extensive experience and knowledge of the African banking landscape, having worked for various financial institutions in similar roles across the continent and outside Africa for almost 30 years is what impressed the regional bank to recruit him.

At Ecobank he will oversee and ensure the strategic management of the overall Risk Management platform across the group, and will have overall responsibility and accountability for the efficient operations of this function including, ranging from Country Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management to Market Risk among other core functions.

Before joining Ecobank, Mr. Odhimbo worked for Atlas Mara Group, as the Chief Risk Officer, a position he held since 2015.

Eric started his banking career in 1986 at Price Water House Kenya before joining ABN AMRO Bank in Kenya in 1993, and later on to Citibank in 2001.

ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Linet Toto excited as she unveils sleek ride after 1 month in office [Photos]

Linet Toto excited as she unveils sleek ride after 1 month in office [Photos]

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote poised to overtake another Russian billionaire Vladimir Lisin on Bloomberg billionaires list

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote poised to overtake another Russian billionaire Vladimir Lisin on Bloomberg billionaires list

Diwali 2022: Is Monday a public holiday in Kenya?

Diwali 2022: Is Monday a public holiday in Kenya?

Top 10 African countries with the highest economic prospects for 2023

Top 10 African countries with the highest economic prospects for 2023

Mzee Kibor's will made public, revealing how vast wealth and millions will be distributed

Mzee Kibor's will made public, revealing how vast wealth and millions will be distributed

Ini Edo posts new photos amid reports of welcoming a baby through surrogacy

Ini Edo posts new photos amid reports of welcoming a baby through surrogacy

Mathias Pogba brands Paul Pogba 'a so-called Muslim steeped in witchcraft' amid fetish claims about Kylian Mbappe

Mathias Pogba brands Paul Pogba 'a so-called Muslim steeped in witchcraft' amid fetish claims about Kylian Mbappe

Referee behind chaos at AFCON was rushed to hospital after match

Referee behind chaos at AFCON was rushed to hospital after match

Ne-Yo speaks out after wife Crystal announced end of their 8-year marriage

Ne-Yo speaks out after wife Crystal announced end of their 8-year marriage

ADVERTISEMENT