Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group has announced the appointment of Yves Mayilamene as Group Executive, Human Resources, following the resignation of Julie Essiam early this year. The appointment of Yves Mayilamene is effective immediately. As a member of the Group Executive Committee, he will report directly to the Group CEO.
Prior to this appointment, Yves Mayilamene was the Deputy Group Head of Human Resources and Head of Human Resources for Ecobank Nigeria.
Yves Mayilamene joined Ecobank in 2012 with more than 15 years of experience covering all aspects of Human Resources in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. He started his professional career with British American Tobacco (BAT) as a Graduate Trainee and held different senior HR positions there in Congo, Switzerland, Senegal and Kenya. He then joined the Telecom industry in 2006 to become the Chief Human Resources Officer – Francophone Africa for Celta/ Zain and in 2010, he was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer Africa for Airtel, covering 17 countries.
Yves Mayilamene holds a Master degree in Economics, Finance and Management (Commercial Engineer) from the University of Mons in Belgium and various executive certificates and diploma in leadership, change management and other Human Resources related fields.
The Bank has also appointed Josephine Anan-Ankomah as Group Executive, Commercial Banking. The position of Group Executive, Commercial Banking became vacant following the appointment of Laurence do Rego to the position of Senior Advisor in the Group CEO’s Office.
ETI also appointed Paul-Harry Aithnard as the Managing Director of its affiliate Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire and Regional Executive, UEMOA, designate. Paul-Harry Aithnard was Group Head, Securities, Wealth & Asset Management.