The Stanbic Bank Uganda has announced Anne Juuko as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective March 1, 2020.
Ms Anne who has been serving as the head of global markets, was announced by Board of Directors on Tuesday evening. She replaces Patrick Mweheire who has been appointed Regional Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group
She becomes the first female to take charge of Stanbic Bank and the youngest, according to the bank’s announcement.
“She has been a part of the Standard Bank Group for over eight years having joined as Head of Global Markets for Stanbic Bank Uganda and was later appointed Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at Standard Bank, Namibia,” the bank said in a statement.
According to the bank, Anne has exhibited exemplary performance, winning the highly coveted accolades such as the Primary Dealer of the Year award for six consecutive years. She has also demonstrated exceptional leadership and stellar performance that will see her set to achieve Stanbic Bank Uganda’s strategy and vision.
Mweheire, on the other hand has been moved to g Kenya where he will be working as the Regional Chief Executive, East Africa, for Standard Bank Group. He will commence work on March 1, 2020.
According to Stanbic, Mweheire will now be responsible for Standard Bank Group’s growth strategy in East Africa which comprises of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Ethiopia.