Stanbic Bank Uganda Chief Executive, Patrick Mweheire appointed Regional Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group, as Anne Juuko steps in his shoes.
Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Board of Directors has appointed Patrick Mweheire, Stanbic Bank Chief Executive, as Regional Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group effective 1st March 2020.
Patrick’s exemplary leadership has steered the growth and success of Stanbic Bank as the largest commercial bank in Uganda and sustained the bank’s leadership position in the market. Patrick has been instrumental in the transformation of the organisation and remains influential in contributing to the growth of the financial sector in Uganda and across the East African Region. In his new regional position, Patrick will be responsible for Standard Bank Group’s growth strategy in East Africa which comprises of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Ethiopia.
With the said change, the Board of Directors, also appointed Anne Juuko, as Stanbic Bank Uganda’s new Chief Executive effective 1st March 2020. Anne brings on board a wealth of experience in the financial industry with regionally and global expertise in banking for 20 years. She has been a part of the Standard Bank Group for over 8 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.
Anne Juuko holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and a master’s degree in Strategic Planning from the Herriot Watt Business School in Edinburgh, Scotland. Anne started her banking career in 2001, worked in various roles before being appointed as Vice President, Head Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at Citibank Uganda Limited and was later seconded to Citibank Kenya as Vice President, Customer Sales and Derivatives Marketing. She later joined Stanbic Bank Uganda in 2012.
Throughout her career, Anne has exhibited exemplary performance, winning the highly coveted accolades such as the Primary Dealer of the Year award for 6 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.
Stanbic Bank Uganda is a member of the Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets. Standard Bank Group reported total assets of R2.1 trillion ($148 billion) as at 31 December 2018, while its market capitalization was at R289 billion ($20 billion).
The group has direct, on-the-ground representation in 20 African countries. Standard Bank Group has 1,221 branches and 8,815 ATMs in Africa, making it one of the largest banking networks on the continent. It provides global connections backed by deep insights into the countries where it operates.
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