Management Team

Francisca Dedei Afufu - Head, Human Capital

Ms. Francisca Dedei Afutu was appointed as the Head of Human Capital Department on 1st June 2023.

Francisca’s journey with the Bank began when she joined the Apex Technical Secretariat as the Administrative Officer in October 1999, as the first employee.  She worked with the Transition Apex Steering Committee (TASC), a committee, which was set up to see to the establishment of the ARB Apex Bank.  Eight (8) years later, in 2007, she was transferred to the Human Resource Department as the Human Resource Manager.

By dint of hard work, she rose through the ranks to become the Head of Human Resource and Administration Department from 2009 to 2013. After a merger of the Human Resource and the Learning and Development functions in 2014, she became the Deputy Head of Human Capital Department.  After four years, in September 2019, she was redesignated as the Head of the Human Resource Unit after a restructuring exercise until her current appointment.

Prior to joining the Bank, she worked with Kofi Aboagye and Co. Law Firm as the Office Manager from 1997 to 1999.  She also worked as a Senior Administrative Assistant with the University of Cape Coast Consultancy Unit from 1994 to 1997, while a student of the University of Cape Coast.  Francisca had a brief stint as Administrative Assistant with the University of Ghana Medical School, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in 1991, and a Human Resource Assistant with Cadbury Ghana Ltd. in 1993.

Francisca is a Human Resource Professional with over 24 years of cumulative experience in Management and Administration, Human Resource Management, and Learning and Development.

She is a member of the Chartered institute of Human Resource Management (CIHRM) and a student member of the HR Certification Centre. She also holds a Master of Business  Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), a Bachelor of Management Studies and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast.

Alex Kwasi Awuah Managing Director
Mr. Curtis William Brantuo Deputy Managing Director
Dr. Joseph Osei Asantey Head, Risk & Compliance
Samuel Gyimah Amoako Head, Finance
Benjamin Chemel Head, Audit & Inspection
Mr. Mark Odoi Adjei Head, Banking Operations
Mr. George Edward Neizer Head, ICT
Francisca Dedei Afufu Head, Human Capital
Mr. Ernest Owusu Aboagye Head, Legal