Stanbic Holdings PLC Kenya newly appointed Chief Excecutive Officer (CEO) Patrick Mweheire is the immediate Ex Stanbic CEO in Uganda.
The Ugandan investment banker and bank executive is also serving as a non-executive director on the board of Stanbic Bank Kenya limited as of 3rd March 2020.
Before taking on the Kenyan unit, Mr. Mweheire served as the managing director and CEO of Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited the largest commercial bank in the country, by assets and branch list from January 2015, until February 2020.
Patrick Mweheire who succeeds Gregory Brackenridge takes the helm equipped with a wealth of experience in General Management having over 25 years banking, capital markets and advisory experience across Africa.
The new CEO also holds an MBA from Harvard University.
Mweheire interned for three months on Wall Street, at Prudential Securities as an undergraduate in 1993. After graduation in 1994, he was hired as a Financial Analyst in the investment banking division, where he worked until 1997.
Following his MBA studies at Harvard Business School, he was hired by Merrill Lynch where he worked in their mergers & acquisitions — investment banking division from 1999 until 2008. Here he riose from a junior banker all the way to the top.
In 2008, he was hired by Renaissance Capital to run their African investment banking unit, based out of London, with a presence in 7 African countries.
In 2012, he relocated back to Uganda to take up the position of Executive Director and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at Stanbic Bank Uganda (SBU).
In January 2015, the Board of Directors at SBU resolved to appoint him as Managing Director and CEO of the bank, replacing Kenyan Philip Odera.
Patrick Mweheire is now the Regional Chief Executive for Eastern Africa, at Standard Bank Group, based in Nairobi Kenya, in this new capacity, he will oversee Stanbic operations across the East Africa region; Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.
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