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Stanbic Bank Uganda Appoints Anne Juuko New CEO

Patrick has now been appointed as the new Regional Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group effective 1st March 2020.

Stanbic Bank Uganda on Tuesday announced Anne Juuko as the bank’s new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Patrick Mweheire, who has been at the helm of the country’s biggest commercial bank since 2015.

“Patrick’s exemplary leadership has steered the growth and success of Stanbic Bank as the largest commercial bank in Uganda and sustained the bank’s leadership position in the market. Patrick has been instrumental in the transformation of the organisation and remains influential in contributing to the growth of the financial sector in Uganda and across the East African Region.  In his new regional position, Patrick will be responsible for Standard Bank Group’s growth strategy in East Africa which comprises of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Ethiopia,” the statement issued by the bank says.

Patrick Mweheire, Chief Executive has been appointed Regional Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group

According to the statement, “Anne brings on board a wealth of experience in the financial industry with regionally and global expertise in banking for 20 years. She has been a part of the Standard Bank Group for over 8 years having joined as Head of Global Markets for Stanbic Bank Uganda and was later appointed Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at Standard Bank, Namibia.”

Anne Juuko holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and a master’s degree in Strategic Planning from the Herriot Watt Business School in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Anne started her banking career in 2001, worked in various roles before being appointed as Vice President, Head Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at Citibank Uganda Limited and was later seconded to Citibank Kenya as Vice President, Customer Sales and Derivatives Marketing.

She later joined Stanbic Bank Uganda in 2012. Throughout her career, Anne has exhibited exemplary performance, winning the highly coveted accolades such as the Primary Dealer of the Year award for 6 consecutive years. She has also demonstrated exceptional leadership and stellar performance that will see her set to achieve Stanbic Bank Uganda’s strategy and vision.

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