Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group announces 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.
Incorporated in Lomé, Togo in 1988, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’) is the parent company of the leading independent pan-African banking group, Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com). It currently has a presence in 36 African countries, namely: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Group employs over 17,000 people in 40 different countries in over 1,200 branches and offices. Ecobank is a full-service bank providing wholesale, retail, investment and transaction banking services and products to governments, financial institutions, multinationals, international organizations, medium, small and micro businesses and individuals. Additional information on Ecobank can be found at www.Ecobank.com.