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UMB Holds Series of Financial Literacy & Free Medical Screening

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has organized a programme to impart relevant financial literacy skills and knowledge to their customers and prospects. As part of the interactive sessions, free medical screening was offered to walk-in customers and members of the general public in and around the locations. The first of the three-part event, came off on …

UMB Participates in the 2019 Joy Sports Invitational Tournament

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) on Saturday, May 25, 2019, joined many other corporate entities to participate in the 2019 Joy Sports Invitational Tournament that was hosted at the Burma Camp Sports Complex in Accra amidst cheers and tears. In attendance were teams from MTN Ghana, Dolait Yoghurt, Escort Security, Nestle Ghana and several others. UMB presented …

UMB Commemorates World Supply Chain Day in Sunyani

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) partnered with the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM) to mark this year’s World Supply Chain Day in Sunyani on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The week-long commemoration was on the theme “Effective Integrated Supply Chain Management For The Attainment Of The Ghana Beyond Aid Agenda”. UMB was represented by our Acting …

UMB Acting CEO Interacts with the Rotary Club of Accra

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The Acting CEO of Universal Merchant Bank, Mr. Benjamin Amenumey on May 20, 2019, was invited by the Rotary Club of Accra to network and speak on the current state of the Ghanaian banking sector as well as the banking experience during the universal banking reforms in 2018. The engagement was meant to share deeper …

UMB Human Resource Director Adjudged 2019 Best Achiever in Human Resources

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The Director of Human Resource at Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), Ms. Akwelley Bulley-Kwakye has been adjudged the Best Achiever in Human Resources at the 2019 edition of the Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards held in Accra. This was the fifth edition of the annual event organised by the Business Executive, a monthly business magazine published from …

UMB Launches the UMB Academy

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Universal Merchant Bank, on Thursday April 11, 2019, launched the UMB Academy at the Head Office in Airport City with a cross-section of UMB Executive Committee members, Heads of Departments/Units and Managers in attendance. The UMB Academy has been designed to offer a proper and organized learning and development opportunity for staff members in a …

Ministry of Information Pays Courtesy Call on Acting CEO of UMB

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On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a Ministry of Information delegation led by Deputy Minister, Hon. Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei paid a courtesy call on the Acting Chief Executive Officer of UMB, Mr. Benjamin Amenumey. The Deputy Minister was accompanied by the Acting Chief Director, the Public Relations Officer and other representatives. The visit was primarily to show appreciation to …

UMB Presents Full Scholarship To 2018 Overall Best WASSCE Student

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Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), has presented a full scholarship to Wilhermina Opoku the overall best student at the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination organized by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). This happened at the WAEC Distinction Awards held on the 8th March, 2019 to acknowledge and reward the top performing students in …

UMB Organises Trade and Treasury Colloquium for Exporters and Importers

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UMB held a special colloquium on Trade and Treasury for clients and prospects who are in the export and import business at the plush Swiss Spirit Hotel (Alisa Hotel) in Accra on February 20, 2019. The colloquium is the first of a two-part series with the primary objective of discussing relevant topics that will enrich …

UMB CEO, John Awuah Leaves After Four Years

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  After four years of dedicated and growth oriented service to the Bank, the Board of UMB announce the departure of their CEO, Mr. John Awuah. John Awuah joined UMB and has over the years initiated and championed successful strategies with the private sector as well as partnered the public sector on initiatives for the …