Alain Nkontchou, the co-founder of the wealth administration firm, Enko Capital Administration LLP, has been appointed as the brand new chairman of the board of administrators of Ecobank Transnational Integrated (ETI), the guardian firm of the Nigerian lender, Ecobank.
In keeping with a press release obtained by AllNews, it was realized that Nkontchou’s appointment was efficient as of June 30, 2020. Nkontchou, who’s a Cameroonian, has taken over from Nigeria’s Emmanuel Ikazoboh, who has occupied the place for six years. He had been Impartial Non-Government Director of the Pan-African Financial institution since 2015 earlier than his new appointment as President.
Addressing his new portfolio, Nkontchou mentioned that Ecobank is properly positioned to navigate the present enterprise atmosphere in Africa, “I stay up for working with the Board and the manager staff as we proceed our journey ahead and are that we’re properly positioned to navigate by means of the present atmosphere and set requirements in monetary providers for our purchasers in Africa. ”
He additionally mentioned he was “honored to be appointed Chairman of Ecobank Transnational Integrated. Having served on its Board since 2015, I’ve seen Ecobank’s resilience and its proud historical past, constructed on sturdy foundations to make sure success. way forward for the Financial institution ”. Nkontchou mentioned.
Nkontchou Profession Path Earlier than Becoming a member of Ecobank:
Other than the expertise gained by his private firm, Enko Capital Administration LLP, Nkontchou had been the Non-Government Director of Champagne Laurent Perrier between 1999 and 2009. Previous to becoming a member of Ecobank, he was additionally Normal Supervisor of Credit score Suisse for International Macro Buying and selling from 1995 to 2008 – Nkontchou held related positions in JP Morgan Chase & Co.
His profession path additionally took him to Chemical Financial institution first in Paris after which in New York from 1989 to 1994 – Nkontchou later turned Vice President, Head of Commerce and Gross sales. In the meantime, he obtained an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Supélec and PM Curie College, Paris, and one other MSc in Finance and Accounting from ESCP (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris).