Alice Ntamitondero appointed New Board Chair of Access Bank Rwanda

On 7 September 2022 at 06:38

Access Bank Rwanda (ABR) Plc has announced the appointment of Mrs. Alice Ntamitondero as its new Board Chair. The bank has through a statement revealed that his appointment went into effect from 3rd August 2022.

Ntamitondero has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of ABR since 2016 and the Board Audit Committee Chair.

She is a professional accountant, a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR).

Among others, Ntamitondero has an extensive public finance management and consultancy experience through various held positions culminating in her role as Secretary General of the Auditor General’s Office. She is currently the CEO of Ultimate Developers Limited.

Following her appointment as Board Chair, Ntamitondero thanked the Directors for the confidence reposed on her, and committed to work together with the Board and Management to ensure the Bank achieves its strategic aspirations and its vision at large.

Ntamitondero takes over the role of Board Chair from Mrs. Chantal Mubarure who held the position since 2017. The outgone Board Chair expressed her gratitude for the support extended to her during her tenure, and pledged her continued support.

Commenting on the appointment, the Managing Director, Mr. Faustin Byishimo said: “I am confident about the prospects of the Bank under the leadership of Mrs. Ntamitondero, Alice. Access Bank Rwanda Management will greatly benefit from her wealth of knowledge, experience and guidance.

I was particularly pleased with the Directors’ decision to appoint Ms. Alice, and become one of the very few women to lead the Board of a financial institution in Rwanda.This is yet another testimony to our continuous commitment towards gender parity and ensuring women participation in all high decision-making bodies of the Bank.”

About Access Bank Rwanda Plc

Access Bank (Rwanda) Plc is a commercial bank and a subsidiary of Access Bank Plc, one of Africa’s largest retail banks by customer base.

Over the past years, Access Bank Rwanda has demonstrated consistent growth in its financial performance having built its strength in corporate banking. The Bank now aspires to be one of the leading Retail and Business Banking financial institution in Rwanda.

Ntamitondero has an extensive public finance management and consultancy experience.
Ntamitondero (right) has taken over the role of Board Chair from Chantal Mubarure (left) who held the position since 2017.