Corporate Governance

Peoples behind Bank of Abyssinia

Effective corporate governance practices are essential in achieving and maintaining public trust and confidence in the banking system, which are critical to the proper functioning of the banking sector and the economy as a whole. Effective corporate governance shall be carried out by board of directors as well as by management groups of the company.

The corporate executive group of BOA is structured by a nine-man Board of Directors, with proven truck records in corporate strategic issues elected for three terms by the shareholders during the General Meeting, and top- level Management group (the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Enterprise Services Officer, Chief Customer Service Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Information Systems Officer) elected by the board those are responsible for their respective business groups organized under 17 departments.

The total staff strength of the Bank, who is well qualified in their area of occupation, as at June 30, 2018, were 5825.

The list of existing Board of Directors and Top Management of BOA with their telephone number is tabulated below.

Board of Directors

No.NamePositionQualification/Educational Background
1Ato Meseret TayeChairpersonBA Degree-Economics & Political Science Diploma-Accounting (Advanced)
2Ato Aemero Belete Member 
3Ato Bahru MossaMemberCertified Manager (CM), MSc-Computer Science MSc Information & Computer System BSc-Electrical Engineering
4Ato Belay GemechuMemberMaster of Business Leadership BA Degree-Management & Public Administration
5Ato Berhanu JijoMemberMaster of Business Administration (MBA), MSc Degree Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, Planning & Design BSc Degree-Agriculture Engineering
6Ato Biruk TesfayeMemberMaster Degree-Business Administration (MBA) BA Degree-Management & Public Administration Diploma-Accounting
7Dr. Getachew TekaMemberPhD in Economics, MSc in Economics, Diploma in Cooperative Development, Diploma in Education
8Ato Solomon GirmaMemberMSc in Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics BSc in Statistics
9Ato Telaye TegegneMemberLLB
10Ato Tewodros TesfayeBoard Secretary 

Executive Management

No.NamePositionTelephone No.
1Ato Bekalu ZelekeChief Executive Officer +251 11 553 0663
2Ato Abreham Gebeyehu Chief Branch Banking Officer+251 11 515 6344
3Ato Asaminew Deribew Chief Credit Business Officer+251 11 552 8182
4Ato Daniel Hailu Chief Information System Officer+251 11 531 9031
5Wro. Meseret AsfawChief Enterprise Service Officer+251 11 553 0391
6Ato Mohammed NuredinChief International Banking Officer+251 11 554 0838
7Ato Seyifu Bogale Chief Corporate Human Resource Officer+251 11 553 0663
8Wro Sosina MengeshaChief Digital Banking Officer+251 11 552 2044
9Ato Dessalegn Yizengaw Vice President Financial Management+251 11 514 4156
10Ato Kagnew Wolde Vice President Marketing+251 11 126 4694
11Ato Biruk Wallelgn Executive Assistant to the CEO