Mr. Samuel Sarpong is currently the Managing Director of the Bank. Prior to his appointment he was working as a Consultant with a private consultancy firm. Mr. Sarpong has vast and diverse working experience.
He worked with GCB Bank Ltd. from 2008 to 2017 and served in various capacities including Deputy Managing Director, Chief Transformation Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to that he worked with various organizations in Canada. He served as Policy Advisor at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, as well as, the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade from 1990 to 1995. In 1996, he joined the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) holding senior positions in Credit Risk Management, and as Director of Lending Products.
In 2005, Mr. Sarpong joined General Electric Corporation’s Consumer Lending Business, (GE Money) in Canada. As a Senior Manager at General Electric, he served as Risk Leader for three business Units – Credit Cards, Risk Infrastructure and Fraud and Mortgages.
Mr. Sarpong holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), MSc. from the University of Guelph, Ontario Canada, and an MBA from the Wifrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada.