Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lome-based parent company of Ecobank Group has appointed Yves Mayilamene as Group Executive, Human Resources, following the resignation of Julie Essiam early this year.
The bank, in a statement, said the appointment of Yves Mayilamene is effective immediately.
As a member of the Group Executive Committee, he will report directly to the Group CEO.
Prior to this appointment, Mayilamene was the Deputy Group Head of Human Resources and Head of Human Resources for Ecobank Nigeria.
He joined Ecobank in 2012 with more than 15 years experience covering all aspects of human resources in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.
He started his professional career with British American Tobacco (BAT) as a graduate trainee and held different senior HR positions in Congo, Switzerland, Senegal and Kenya. He then joined the Telecom industry in 2006 to become the Chief Human Resources Officer – Francophone Africa for Celta/Zain. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer Africa for Airtel, covering 17 countries.
Mayilamene holds a Masters degree in Economics, Finance and Management (Commercial Engineer) from University of Mons in Belgium and various executive certificates and diploma in leadership, change management and other Human Resources related fields.