Experienced banker, John Kofi Mensah is set to
become the new Managing Director of the
state-owned GCB bank.
Sources say after a series of interviews by the
largest state bank, Mr. Mensah is being
considered to replace Mr. Simon Dornoo as
Mr. Dornoo is leaving the bank after nearly
eight years of work as head of the bank. He
took over from Mr. Lawrence Adu-Mante in
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Mr.
Dornoo will be replaced by Mr. Kofi Mensah
who is reputed to have a remarkable wealth of
experience in banking.
Mr. Kofi Mensah resigned from First Capital
Bank, formerly, First Capital Plus Savings and
Loans, last year.
He was credited with overseeing the company’s
transformation from a savings and loans firm
into a full-fledged bank.
Before going to First Capital Plus as CEO, Mr.
Mensah worked at uniBank as Deputy MD.
He holds an MSc. degree in Banking and
Finance from FINAFRICA in Milan, Italy and a
BA degree in Economics and Statistics from the
University of Ghana, Legon.
Mr. Mensah has close to three decades of
experience in banking with special expertise in
Treasury Management, Credit Management,
Foreign Operations amongst others.