Officials of HFC Bank and Republic Bank have paid a courtesy call on Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
They include HFC Bank’s new board chairman, Mr. Charles William Zwennes, together with the Managing Director, Mr. Robert Lennard Le Hunte and the President of Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), Mr. Nigel Mark Baptiste.
During the meeting, the President of Ghana congratulated Mr. Zwennes on his elevation to the position of Board Chairman and wished him well.
The President of Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), the largest shareholder of HFC Bank (Ghana) expressed Republic Bank’s commitment to work with HFC Bank (Ghana) in enhancing their skills in SME and Energy financing which will go a long way in assisting the Government with their private sector driven economic recovery plans.
He also reiterated his commitment made at an earlier meeting with the Minister for Business Development, Ibrahim Mohammed Awal for assisting in facilitating a contingent of business men from the Caribbean region who were prepared to invest and deepen trade links with Ghana.
Akufo-Addo endorsed the initiative and reiterated his Government’s position of Ghana being open for business and investments.
Mr. Le Hunte congratulated the President on his Government’s first 100 days in office and the initiatives taken so far in stabilizing the exchange rate and creating renewed confidence in the economy.