Fidelity Bank has appointed Julian Kingsley Opuni as its new Managing Director effective December 1, 2018.
Mr. Kingsley Opuni has been the Deputy Managing Director since November 2017 and will take over from Jim Baiden who retired as the MD of the bank in October this year.
An experienced banker who started his banking career over 20 years ago, he brings to the role his rich industry experience having served as the Head of Commercial Banking and Divisional Director of Retail Banking of Fidelity Bank Ghana.
He is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services (Aifs) and holds a BSc. in Banking & Financial Services from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology.
Mr. Kingsley Opuni is also an accredited specialist in Manufacturing, Legal and Property Lending.
Commenting on the appointment, Chairman of Fidelity Bank Group, Edward Effah said, “We are excited that the appointment is taking place at a time when the banking industry is going through very positive restructuring and Mr Kingsley Opuni’s experience will help propel Fidelity Bank to the next level.”
“We congratulate and welcome Julian to the top position of Fidelity Bank Ghana and look forward to working with him in driving our strategy of becoming the ‘Go-To’ bank in the industry, Mr. Effah added.
Speaking on his new role, Mr. Opuni said, “I am greatly humbled to be leading Fidelity Bank as we strive to be the best bank for our customers. I have a very capable and committed management team and employees and we will work hard to deliver value to all our customers and clients.”