Ghanaian owned Fidelity Bank has appointed Edward Opare-Donkor and Samuel Aidoo as Deputy Managing Directors. Edward Opare-Donkor will be in charge of operations and Support Functions, whilst Samuel Aidoo is to oversee Wholesale Banking operations.
Before their appointment in the Ghanaian owned Fidelity Bank, Edward Opare-Donkor was the Bank’s Chief Operating Officer whereas Samuel Aidoo was the Group Head of Wholesale Banking of Fidelity Bank.
A Short profile of Edward Opare-Donkor and Samuel Aidoo, the new Deputy Managing Directors
Mr Edward Opare-Donkor has a professional experience of over 15 years in Banking, Finance and Operations.
His career with the bank started from the Fidelity Discount House where he joined as a Finance Officer in 2002 from CDH Insurance.
Edward Opare-Donkor has since held various roles successfully in the Finance function, which includes the Financial Controller and Director of Finance.
Mr Samuel Aidoo on the other hand brings to this new role over 15 years’ experience in Treasury & Investment Banking, and a very strong knowledge of Sub-Saharan African markets.
Mr Samuel Aidoo joined the Bank in 2016 as Treasurer, after leading Barclays Africa’s Capital Markets business in Nigeria.
Samuel Aidoo has been instrumental in elevating the Bank’s position in the financial and capital market business landscape in Ghana.
According to the Managing Director of the Ghanaian owned Fidelity bank, Julian Opuni, “Individually, Edward and Samuel have demonstrated unique professionalism in managing their respective portfolios. The appointments were made to reinforce our relatively new but formidable executive team to collectively drive Fidelity Bank’s strategic growth agenda. I am very excited and wish to congratulate them on their appointments”.
Meanwhile, in a related development, Fidelity bank has emerged the eighth-most credible bank in Ghana, according to Credmap Technology Ghana Banking Credibility Index.