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GGBL announces the resignation of Ms. Afua Oduro Asante as the Company Secretary effective from May 22, 2013 and that Ms. Harriett Essie Humphrey-Ackumey has been appointed as a Company Secretary to replace her.

Ms. Humphrey-Ackumey has over twenty (20) years’ experience in Banking and Finance, Company Law and Practice, Human Rights, Insurance and Labour related issues. She previously worked with the State Insurance Company (now SIC Insurance Company Ltd), The Trust Bank Limited (now Ecobank Ghana Limited), Cal Merchant Bank (now CAL Bank Limited), and the UN Refugee Agency Representation in Ghana. She incorporated the CAL Asset Management Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CAL Bank Limited, and became its first Company Secretary.

Prior to joining GGBL she was the Head of Legal and Company Secretary of Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited and Company Secretary of Fidelity Asia Bank Limited, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

She holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Law and Psychology and a Subsidiary Degree in Ancient History and Biology from the University of Keele, Staffordshire, England. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales at Lincoln’s Inn. Essie is also an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana and a Notary Public. She is passionate about the law and also gives back to the community by doing pro bono work.

Issued in Accra, this 5th
day of June, 2013