The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Bankers Association, Daniel Ato Kwamina Mensah, is dead.
Yebekagh sources say the sad event occurred on Friday after a short illness.
The Late D.K Mensah and the Ghana Bankers Association
The Ghana Bankers Association recently announced that he was set to retire this year after years of service with the Association.
As the CEO of the Association, he was responsible for the day to day management of its Secretariat and is the liaison between all licensed banks and all other external institutions including the West African Bankers Association, government and the Bank of Ghana.
He has over the years initiated thought leadership activities to support efforts of the banking industry in shaping Ghana’s economy.
Following his decision to retire, the Association then appointed former Chief Executive of UMB, John Awuah as the Deputy Chief Executive, who will eventually take over when Mr D.K. Mensah retires.
The Late D.K Mensah and the Banking Industry
Daniel Ato Kwamina Mensah has been in the banking industry since 1985.
He previously worked as an Educationist, during which period he taught at the various levels of the educational structure (primary, secondary and tertiary levels).
Daniel Ato Kwamina Mensah held a B.A (Hons) degree in Economics with Political Science from the University of Ghana, an MSc (Econs) degree in International Trade and Finance from the University of Ibadan and an MBA degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He was a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana and a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB)
Board Chairman roles of the late D.K Mensah
- President, West African Bankers Association – 1995 – 1997
- Trustee, Financial Investment Trust – Resigned
- Director, Eximguaranty Company Limited -Resigned
Chairman, Board of Directors, West African Interbank Payments Systems (WAIPS) of West African Bankers Association.
- Member, Ghana Health Service Council -Resigned
- Member, Ghana Urban Transport Advisory Committee -Resigned
- Trustee, Venture Capital Trust Fund. -Resigned
- Director, National Investment Bank Limited -Resigned
- Director, Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited