Nana Kwadwo Dwemoh Benneh ( Profile )
Nana Kwadwo Dwemoh Benneh is a Ghanaian banker and former head of Personal and Business Banking in Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited.
He has been appointed the new CEO of UMB Bank following the approval of the Central Bank.
Nana Kwadwo Dwemoh Benneh joins UMB with considerable local and international expertise in banking spanning over 15 years.
Nana Kwadwo Dwemoh Benneh in his remarks stated that he was truly honored and humbled to have been chosen by the Board to lead a strong legacy brand like UMB as its next CEO and he will continue to build on the successes of his predecessors to forge a new frontier for posterity.
obtained his first degree at the University of Ghana and later proceeded to London Business School for his master’s degree.
Nana holds an Executive MBA from London Business School and is a member of the International Academy of Retail Banking.
Nana Dwemoh throughout his career has demonstrated strong leadership and a commitment to excellence and we truly believe that his wealth of experience will serve in the best interest of the bank in achieving its vision as a leader in providing strong financial solutions to its customers.
Having worked briefly with Merchant Bank Limited after his graduate studies, he joined Barclays Bank on Barclays Plc’s International Business Leadership Program designed to develop Business Leaders with global and significant Pan African experience.
Whilst with Barclays he had the opportunity to work in various management roles across several countries in Africa and the UK.
Having lead many dynamic teams across as Head of Retail for Barclay Uganda, he moved to Kenya as the East Africa Regional Sales Manager with oversight over Consumer sales machinery in the Banks East African businesses.
Subsequently, in 2003, Nana Dwemoh was appointed as Director of the SME Local Business Segment for Barclays Africa based in Johannesburg, South Africa with responsibility for the Banks SME strategy for Africa.
In 2005, Nana Dwemoh worked in Corporate Banking in Barclays Plc as Sales Director for International Trade and Cash Solutions Barclays PLC, London.
He returned in 2007 to Barclays Bank Ghana as the Consumer Banking Director and is credited with consolidating the gains in the Bank’s consumer banking business post the Bank’s rapid expansion of the franchise that was undertaken between 2006 and 2007.
Nana Dwemoh joined Stanbic Ghana Limited as Executive Director for Personal and Business Banking in October 2013.
There he led the team in significantly growing market share and profitability for the Bank’s Personal and Business Banking franchise over the last seven years.