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Mr. J. S. Addo

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Fellow

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Chartered Institute of Bankers
Drumsheugh House 38B
Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 7SW
United Kingdom

Company Description: The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland is the oldest banking Institute in the world. It was set up in 1875 'to improve the qualifications of those engaged...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Board Chairman
    ECOWAS Regional Investment Bank
  • Board Chairman
    Social Security and National Insurance Trust
  • Board Chairman
    GhanaWeb B.V
  • Chairman
    Prudential Bank Limited
  • Board Chairman
    Donewell Insurance Company Limited
  • Governor
    Bank of Ghana
  • Probationary Officer ( Officer Trainee )
    Bank of Ghana
  • Management Consultant and Executive Chairman
    Messrs J. S. Addo Consultants Ltd.

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Economics
    University of Ghana
25 Total References
Web References
Mr J. S. Addo (left) ...
graphic.com.gh, 2 July 2013 [cached]
Mr J. S. Addo (left) receiving a citation from transport mogul, Alhaji Asuma Banda
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Mr J. S. Addo (left) receiving a citation from transport mogul, Alhaji Asuma BandaMr John Saka Addo, a former Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Mrs Stephanie Baeta-Ansah, founder Managing Director of HFC Bank, and Dr. Kobina Quansah, first Ghanaian Managing Director of Barclays Bank were honoured at the awards night.
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Mr Addo, who is currently the Chairman of Prudential Bank, started his banking carrier at the Bank of Ghana as a Probationary Officer ( officer trainee) in 1958 after graduating in Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon.
He started Standard One in 1939 at Accra Royal School's Annex at James Town. It was there he wrote an entrance examination and gained admission to Accra Academy.
Later in the same year, three of them in the same class were selected to write an entrance examination to Achimota School and from the results of that examination he was awarded a six-year scholarship tenable at Achimota School.
According to an article published by the Junior Graphic in May 2007 by Augustina Tawiah Mr Saka Addo had four years secondary education and two years teacher training at Achimota School and the then Achimota Training College respectively.
Besides his books, J.S. Addo was also involved in sporting activities such as soccer, hockey and cricket for his house, Cadbury.
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Mr and Mrs J. S. Addo
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Mr and Mrs J. S. Addo
On retirement from NIB Mr Addo set up a consulting firm, Messrs J. S. Addo Consultants Ltd., and continued to offer services to the banking system in Ghana and abroad. As a consultant, he lectured at the Training School of the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
He also provided consultancy services to small and medium scale enterprises until he was appointed Governor of the Bank of Ghana in 1983. Mr Addo was very instrumental in the restructuring of the rural banks and preparation of the feasibility report culminating in the establishment of the ARB Apex Bank.
As a management consultant and Executive Chairman of Messrs J. S. Addo Consultants Ltd, Mr. Addo consulted for many other institutions including: CIMAO Lome, UNIDO, and the World Bank.
Mr Addo wrote the following reports: Feasibility study for the establishment of Ecobank Ghana Limited, Study on small and medium scale industrial enterprises (SME) development, 1992 - A Study into the establishment of a financial services company in Ghana By Standard Chartered Bank,1994/5 - Preparation of feasibility study into the establishment of Prudential Bank Limited, 1998/99.
Mr Addo served on a good number of public and private boards including Chairman, Ecowas Regional Investment Bank (ERIB); Chairman, Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT); Chairman, Donewell Insurance Company; Member, Starwin Products Limited.
Currently he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Board Chairman, Prudential bank Ltd., Board Member Total Ghana Ltd., Board Member Enterprise Fund Group
Mr Addo has never forgotten his roots. His non-governmental organisation, Old Accra Conservation and Development Association (OACADA) is very much involved in the renovation of heritage sites in Accra including buildings such as the Ussher Fort Prison and the Brazil House.
His contributions to the development of the Gas was recognised when in 2005, he was elected unopposed, to represent the people of the Greater Accra Region on the Council of State.
Mr Addo is married to Mrs Ida Amatechoe Addo (nee Laryea) and they have four children.
Donewell Insurance
www.donewellinsurance.com, 26 April 2010 [cached]
John Saka Addo(Ghanaian), Board Chairman
John joined the DICL Board on May 2, 1991 and was subsequently ,appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is an experienced banker and was one- time the Governor of the Bank of Ghana. He is currently the Board Chairman of Prudential Bank, Social Security and National Insurance Trust and Ecowas Regional Investment Bank, Lome, Togo. He was also a member of the Council of State.(2005 to 2008).
SSNIT
www.ssnit.com, 7 Nov 2007 [cached]
MR. J.S. ADDO Chairman
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MR J. S. ADDO is a banker and at present the Chairman of Prudential Bank Limited. Mr Addo joined the Bank of Ghana after graduation in Economics at the University of Ghana, Legon in 1958.
Prior to his present position, Mr Addo was the Chairman and Managing Director of the National Investment Bank from 1973 to 1978. He was the Governor of Bank of Ghana from 1983 to 1987 before becoming Chairman of Ecobank Ghana Limited from 1990 to 1996.
Mr Addo is currently Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Donewell Insurance Company Limited, Ecowas Regional Investment Bank (ERIB) , Lome, Togo and a Member of Total Ghana Limited.
Mr Addo is currently a member of the Council of State.
Golf News of Saturday, 21 June 2008
www.ghanaweb.com, 21 June 2008 [cached]
Mr John Sackah Addo, a Member of Council of State who is also the Board Chairman of the Bank gave the assurance that the Bank would continue to offer the necessary support needed in the promotion and the development of the sport in the country.
Ghana Palaver
www.ghana-palaver.com, 11 Sept 2004 [cached]
Second, the Chairman of the Board of ERIB, Mr. John Saka Addo, who had access to the information, decided to trade the insider information to the advantage of his close family friends, the Kufuors.If this happened, then the one Ghanaian official who was expected to advertise ERIB for private Ghanaian investors to become aware of the availability of funding failed in his duty and instead used the information to benefit his family friend.
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