Mrs. Abiola Bawuah, a Ghanaian national, has made history as the first African female Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. In a recent appointment under the theme “Breaking Barriers: The 21st Century Woman’s Journey to Leadership,” Bawuah will be overseeing the bank’s operations across Africa, excluding Nigeria.
Mrs. Bawuah brings with her a wealth of experience in the banking and financial industry, having worked with some of the top financial institutions in Africa. She has held several executive positions in the past, including Managing Director and CEO of Stanbic Bank Ghana. With her strong background in risk management, corporate governance, and strategy execution, Mrs. Bawuah is well-positioned to lead UBA in achieving its goals and expanding its reach across Africa.
The appointment of Mrs. Bawuah is a significant milestone for women in leadership and a testament to the bank’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. As a trailblazer in her field, she is set to inspire and empower other women to pursue leadership roles in the corporate world. With her wealth of experience, exceptional leadership skills, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Mrs. Bawuah is poised to make a significant impact in her new role as CEO of UBA.
UBA, one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, has a presence in 19 African countries and has a rich history of providing innovative financial solutions to its customers. With Mrs. Bawuah at the helm, the bank is poised to continue its growth trajectory and provide even better services to its customers.
The appointment of Mrs. Abiola Bawuah as the first African female CEO of UBA Plc is a testament to the bank’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and empowering women to take on leadership roles. With her exceptional leadership skills and wealth of experience, Mrs. Bawuah is poised to make a significant impact in her new role and inspire other women to pursue leadership roles in the corporate world.