A graduate of the Paris Institut d'études politiques (Institute of Political Studies) with a Master's in Economics, Paul Derreumaux began his African career in 1976 in Côte d'Ivoire where he was advisor to the Ministry of Planning and then to the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Planning. In 1982 he began developing Bank of Africa. He was the Group's CEO from the time of its founding until leaving his position in January 2011. He remains a director of the holding company.
Banking systems in Africa have undergone major changes in recent decades. The emergence of African groups and increased competition have forced the sector to adopt growth strategies based in particular on a more Continue Reading
Banks SME Financing Financial Sector
Firms and banks alike would seem to be responsible for the lack of SME financing in SSA: firms because of their shortfalls in meeting the classic requirements of the banking sector and banks because they could Continue Reading