“I am confident Nii will lead us to more successes as we continue to build a bigger and better Bayport,” says Mr Kwame Pianim, chairman of Bayport’s board of directors.
He replaces Kofi Adu-Mensah, who is leaving the company after 13 years of dedicated service.
Nii Tetteh joins Bayport from Barclays Bank Ghana Ltd, where he was Director, Retail & Business Banking.
He started his banking career at Standard Chartered Bank in August of 2001.
In February 2006, following his passion for SME banking, he joined Barclays Bank as a Business Development Manager.
Nii Amankra then joined the Barclays Retail Banking Business in 2009 and was confirmed as Head of Retail Distribution in 2010, a key member of the team that turned the Barclays Retail Business around, building it into Ghana’s leading Retail Banking Business.
In August of 2014, Nii Amankra joined the Regional Office of Retail Banking Business for Barclays Africa Group Limited as Head for Branch Optimisation, covering Barclays Africa’s 12 markets outside of South Africa. Nii Amankra returned to Barclays Bank of Ghana Limited in September of 2016 as Director, Retail & Business Banking, a role he held until assuming the managing directorship of Bayport Savings and Loans Limited.
Nii Amankra is an alumnus of China Europe International Business School, Shanghai; University of Leicester, UK; the University of Ghana, Legon; and an old student of Mfantsipim School.
He is married, and has three children.
Bayport Savings and Loans is a member of the Bayport Group of Companies, of which Bayport Management Limited is the holding company.
Bayport Group subsidiaries operate in nine countries; namely, Botswana, Colombia, Ghana, Mozambique, Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
The group of companies provides financial solutions to formally and informally employed individuals in emerging markets who are unable to access traditional banking services.
Initially only an unsecured personal loans business, in recent years, the company has branched out into insurance, deposit taking and savings products.
Bayport gives effect to its financial inclusion mission by embracing technology, product leadership and innovation, striving to become the leading developing markets financial solutions provider.
Bayport Savings and Loans operates in all the regions of Ghana from 54 branches, offering savings and loans products, as well as mass retail financial products, to its customers.