Ecobank Rwanda is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Mugisha as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors.
KAMPALA, UGANDA | NOW THEN DIGITAL — Ecobank Rwanda has appointed Mr. Richard Mugisha as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors, succeeding Mr. Ivan Twagirashema who retired in August 2023 after a 4-year tenure.
Mr. Mugisha is recognized for his strategic direction, innovation, financial performance, and commitment to responsible banking.
This appointment reflects Ecobank Rwanda’s dedication to fortify leadership and advance its strategy of providing innovative financial solutions in Rwanda.
With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Mugisha is an accomplished entrepreneur and legal expert, offering counsel to both public and private sectors within Rwanda and beyond. He has excelled in driving growth and operational excellence, especially in the financial sector.
Mr. Mugisha’s extensive experience in board leadership, stakeholder engagement, and innovative strategies aligns with Ecobank Rwanda’s goals. His addition enhances the bank’s leadership.
Mrs. Carine Umutoni, Ecobank Rwanda Managing Director, expressed gratitude to Mr. Mugisha for joining as Chairman and commended Dr. Ivan Twagirashema, the outgoing Chairman, for his dedicated 9-year service.
“We are grateful to Mr. Mugisha for joining us as our new Chairman of the Board of Directors. We look forward to leveraging his broad expertise and extensive experience within the corporate and commercial legal space to drive forward our innovation and excellence agenda. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our outgoing Chairman, Dr. Ivan Twagirashema for his dedicated service to our Bank for the past 9 years and wish him the very best in his retirement.” she said.
Mr. Mugisha conveyed his honor in the new role, pledging to uphold Ecobank Rwanda’s legacy of excellence and strategic vision. He aims to collaborate with the board, executives, and stakeholders for the bank’s success.
“I am truly honored to join Ecobank Rwanda, a renowned Pan-African institution that has consistently demonstrated its dedication to innovation, customer service, and community development, As I step into this role, I am dedicated to upholding the bank’s legacy of excellence while driving forward its strategic vision. Building upon the foundation laid by my predecessor, I am committed to working closely with the board, the executive team, and our stakeholders to ensure Ecobank Rwanda’s continued success.” he said.
As Chairman, Mr. Mugisha will provide strategic leadership, overseeing the bank’s growth strategies and its commitment to delivering exceptional financial solutions across Rwanda for individuals, businesses, and communities.
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