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Chief Officer, Coporate & SME Banking

Chief Officer, Coporate & SME Banking

Client: Equity Bank

Sector: Banking

Requirement: Chief Officer, Corporate and SME Banking

The Client Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading Banks with a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and the DRC. Equity Bank is now home to more than 10.3 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa.

The Challenge Consumer and agricultural lending had been Equity’s main market for loans, but recent reports had indicated this being surpassed by SMEs. With this a new focus for the bank, they were looking to recruit an experienced banker to transform and build their Corporate and SME credit business. The right candidate would need to grow and mentor their leadership team, and have an exceptional understanding of SME Banking.

The Results Through our extensive networks, KCH identified and interested a highly successful and experienced banking executive, with experience as a Deputy Head of Group Strategy for the largest bank in the UAE. In an international career spanning 18 years, Rohit offered experience working in the developed economies of North America and Europe as well as the emerging economies of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.