A nine-member Board of Directors for the newly established Ghana Export and Import Bank (EXIM) has been inaugurated by President John Dramani Mahama.
The board is chaired by Professor Richard Bani of the University of Ghana and includes Mrs. Pearl Esua- Mensah, formerly of UT Bank, Joseph Enimil- Armah of Enimil Group of Companies, and Nana Dr. Apiagyei Dankawaso of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Other members of the board are Dr. Johnson P. Asiama, Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, James Tiigah of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Emmanuel Mammara of the Ministry of Trade and Samuel Arkhurst of the Ministry of Finance.
The acting Chief Executive of the Bank is Dr. Barfour Osei.
President John Dramani Mahama recently stated that the establishment of a Ghana Export and Import Bank (EXIM) would move the country from import-dependent to a large-scale exporter.
He also said it would bridge the imbalances that had over the years, been registered in the trade and infrastructural development.