- The deputy CEO of the Ghana Export-Import Bank is, Nana Ama Poku, an astute Ghanaian banking professional
- Nana Ama has 18 years' experience with an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the University of Ghana Business School
- She is an alumnus of St. Louis Secondary School in Kumasi, where she had her O and A levels education
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Nana Ama Poku is one of the female bankers making strides in the Ghanaian banking industry not just because of her in-depth understanding of technical banking issues but her unwavering determination to break the traditional banking leadership status quo in Ghana.
Information obtained directly by YEN.com.gh from Eximbankghana.com indicates that that she is currently the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) with oversight responsibility for the Business/Banking Division of the Bank.
Nana Ama Poku is primarily responsible for executing set targets of the Ghana EXIM Bank's corporate strategy, customised product development and drives the strategy for management of the Bank's risk asset portfolio.
The hardworking Ghanaian banker has over 18 years' experience in Corporate, SME/Commercial and Retail Banking, Risk Management, Banking Operations, Portfolio Development and management.
In addition, Nana Ama also has extensive knowledge and expertise on Government guaranteed project financing, strategy implementation and planning, Import/Export Trade, asset and liability management.
Nana Ama Poku had her first degree in BA Social Sciences from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and MA Marketing Communications degree from the University of Westminster.
She attended St. Louis Secondary School in Kumasi, where she had her O and A levels education, after which she later went for another masters programme at the University of Ghana Business School where she graduated with MBA in Entrepreneurial Management.
In another interesting report, Emmanuel Koomson, a brilliant Ghanaian senior high school student, has spent two years at home simply because his family has not had enough money to send him back to school.
In a short documentary by JoyNews to capture the story of the young man, it is indicated that the 21-year-old has had to look on with sadness as all his smart colleagues move on with their education.
He, on the other hand, had to become a pupil-teacher in a private school that also got closed down as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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