UGBS Alumnus of The Month of August 2021

Mr. Victor Yaw Asante is a graduate of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS). He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from UGBS and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Agricultural Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for both the United Kingdom and Ghana.

Mr. Asante commenced his career in 1996 as a sales and marketing professional with Unilever Ghana Limited. After two years at the organisation, he joined the Universal Merchant Bank where he worked in Marketing, Corporate Relations, and Corporate Banking before moving to Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited. He is currently the Managing Director of the First National Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of Nigeria’s oldest Bank, First Bank, Nigeria (FBN). Before he was appointed as the Managing Director of FBN Bank Ghana Limited, Mr. Victor Asante was the Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking with oversight responsibility for Commercial Banking Business at First National Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of the First Rand Group of South Africa. At Standard Chartered Bank, he served as the bank’s Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Institutional Clients at its Botswana subsidiary, and as Managing Director and Regional Head of Transaction Banking, based in Ghana with additional responsibilities over other West African countries including Cameroun, Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia and Sierra Leone. He has attended several conferences, training, and programs at notable organisations such as the Rand Merchant Bank Lead Program and INSEAD Singapore Impact your Leadership Program among many others.

The University of Ghana Business School applauds Mr. Victor Yaw Asante for his hard work and tremendous impact on society and is proud to be associated with him.
 

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