Lamin Manjang, the current CEO and managing director of Standard Chartered bank Uganda has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Oman in the Middle East with effect from August 1, 2012.
An official statement released by the bank on July 25 says, Manjang will be succeeded by a Ugandan, Herman Kasekende, currently serving as the Regional Head of the Bank's SME Products & Solutions Business for Africa, based in Kenya. Kasekende previously led the Bank's Consumer Banking operations in Uganda.
"Although we will miss Manjang's skills and expertise, he will bring immense value to our business in Oman," Diana Layfield, the bank's CEO for Africa said.
Manjang has been CEO and managing director of the bank in Uganda since 2007 and bank officials say, under his tenure, several achievements have been recorded.