- Effective March 1, 2016 the former Zenith Bank boss will be Managing Director of ADB.
- Daniel Asiedu resigned from his position as MD of Zenith Bank plc in January.
- He is a seasoned banker with about 20 years working experience.
The Agricultural Development Bank Limited (ADB) has appointed Daniel Asiedu, formerly of Zenith Bank as it’s new Managing Director.
According to an official statement from the ADB, Mr. Asiedu’s appointment takes effect from March 1, 2016.
Mr. Asiedu, a seasoned Banker and Financial Specialist, brings on board his rich experience in the banking industry having been in the helm of affairs of Zenith Bank in Ghana as the Managing Director for over a period of six and served the Zenith Group for over a period of sixteen years, the statement said.
“Through his leadership, Zenith Bank has become a leading brand in Ghana. Help us welcome Mr. Asiedu to ADB’s Family.”
Daniel Asiedu was the Managing Director / CEO of the Zenith Bank. A Chartered Accountant by profession with about twenty (20) years working experience, he has extensive expertise in auditing, business consulting, general banking, financial management and investment. His working experience ranges from Pricewaterhouse, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Zenith Bank Plc, Volta River Authority (VRA) and Standard Trust Bank Ghana Ltd (now UBA (Gh.) Ltd).He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and an Executive Masters degree in Business Administration (Finance Option) from the University of Ghana. Daniel has also attended many courses both locally and internationally including Executive Management courses at Harvard Business School, Columbia University, The Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania), Stanford Graduate Business School, Kellogg School of Management, INSEAD and Euromoney Training.Daniel was the Chief Operating Officer of the Bank at inception and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in July 2009. He was elevated to the position of Managing Director/CEO in January 2010.He has won some key accolades for service excellence such as: Outstanding Role Model Award (2008 and 2009), Exceptional Leadership Award (2008) both at Zenith Bank (Gh) Ltd and Staff of the Year (1998) at Pricewaterhouse. He is an honoured member of the International WHO’S WHO Historical Society of Professionals.A family man, Mr. Asiedu's devout love of the Gospel and selflessness has also seen him making time from his otherwise busy schedule to preach - thus not only is he a renowned Minister of the Gospel of Christ, but he is also a Motivational Speaker and Business Coach.