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Executive Committee

SAMUEL SAKYI-HYDE – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2014, Mr. Samuel Sakyi-Hyde is a banker by profession with over nineteen (19) years' experience in Financial Services Management, Rural Banking, Credit Risk Management, Domestic Operations, Business Development, Retail and SME Banking, Internal Audit, Treasury Management, Trade Finance and Project Management. He holds an International MBA from the Wisconsin International University College, Accra; and an MBA in Banking and Risk Management from Business School Netherlands.

Prior to his appointment at uniCredit, Mr. Sakyi-Hyde was the Head of Branch Network at uniBank and executed an unparalleled branch expansion exercise that increased the Bank's branches from twenty-one (21) to thirty (30) nationwide within nine (9) months. This was after his seven-year tenure as Head, SME Banking during which time uniBank's SME Unit grew into a full department. Mr. Sakyi-Hyde has also previously worked with Ga Rural Bank Limited and Amalbank Ghana Limited (now Bank of Africa), where he occupied various managerial positions.


Mr. P.V. Yeboah-Asiamah is a product of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He holds a BSc (Hons) Mathematics and MBA (Banking and Finance). He is also a final level student of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA),UK and Association of Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) Ghana.

Padmore worked with Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank Limited from 2001 to 2012. He held various positions as Administrative and Human Resource Manager, Credit Manager, Business Development and Marketing Manager. He had also been Operations Manager in charge of the Finance, ICT and Treasury Departments as well as the Branch Operations in the same institution. He acted as the Secretary to the Board from 2001 to 2004 and served on many Board Sub-Committees including Human Resource Sub-Committee, Finance and Procurement Sub-Committee, Credit, Marketing and Deposit Mobilisation Sub-Committee. He was also a member (and in some years the Chairman) of the Budget Committee from 2002 to 2011.

P.V was also part of the team of Bank Managers and officers who had some study visits to best international microfinance institutions in Ethiopia in East Africa and Bangladesh in Asia under the sponsorship of United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) in 2004.

Mr. Yeboah-Asiamah joined uniCredit Ghana Limited as the General Manager on 14th February, 2012 and has a very strong analytical skill.

MRS. AKOSUA DUFFUOR – Executive Director

Mrs. Akosua Duffuor is the Executive Director of uniCredit Ghana Limited. She has varied experience as an administrator and has held/hold various positions such as the Managing Director of Woodland Limited, Managing Director of Integrated Properties Limited and also a Director of Star Assurance till 2002. She is also an accomplished private entrepreneur and a devoted Christian.