Afreximbank appoints EVP for Business Development

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed September 26, 2016 12:22

Afreximbank appoints EVP for Business Development

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has appointed of Amr Kamel, formerly Director of Banking Operations, as its new Executive Vice President in charge of Business Development and Corporate Banking, giving him the position occupied Dr. Benedict Oramah until his elevation to the post of President of the bank in September 2015.

Kamel’s appointment would take effect from 1 October 2016.

Congratulating him on the appointment, President Oramah said that Kamel’s 21 years in Afreximbank, where, as one of the nucleus staff members, he had been involved in setting up the front and back offices, had enabled him to acquire tremendous experience in managing the relevant functional areas. Kamel had also been involved in specialized assignments, including the setting up of the Bank’s Abuja Branch Office, raising equity for the Bank, and negotiating country programmes.

As Executive Vice President in charge of Business Development and Corporate Banking, Kamel will oversee the Banks origination and business development activities, including managing the Client Relations; Project Finance; Export Development; Syndications and Agency; Trade Finance; Guarantees and Specialised Finance; and Advisory and Capital Markets departments.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed September 26, 2016 12:22