Abena Amoah appointed as Ex.Co member on ASEA


The Managing Director of Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), Ms Abena Amoah has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA).

According to a statement from ASEA, Ms. Amoah’s appointment took effect from December 7, following her exemplary work at Ghana’s Stock Exchange.

Ms. Amoah who took over from Ekow Afedzie, the former MD of GSE, has experience in stock market listings and trading, mergers and acquisitions advisory, investment research, asset management, private placement of equity, debt and hybrid instruments, large infrastructure project development, business start-ups and incubation, public education on investment and financial matters, and capital markets development.

The statement from ASEA further announced Mr. Thapelo Tsheole as the Incumbent President of Asea following

 DR. Edoh Kossi Amenouve’s retirement, in accordance with the provisions of the African Securities Exchanges act and the Regulations thereunder.

Other members appointed include Mr. Celestine Rwabukumba the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Stock Exchange as ASEA Vice President with effect from 7th December 2022, Mr. Temi Popoola the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Exchange Limited as an Executive Committee Member with effect from 7th December 2022.

Ms. Joyce Dlamini the Managing Director of Eswatini Stock Exchange as an Executive

Committee Member with effect from 7th December 2022.

The African Securities Exchanges Association is the Premier Association of the twenty-five (26) securities

exchanges in Africa who have come together with the aim of developing Member Exchanges and providing

a platform for networking.

ASEA was established in 1993 and works closely with its Members to unlock the

potential of the African Capital Markets, Vision To enable African Securities Exchanges to be key significant

drivers of the economic and societal transformation of the year 2025.

Its mission to provide a forum for mutual communication, exchange of information, co-operation and technical assistance among its members, to facilitate the process of financial integration within the region for the effective mobilization of capital to accelerate economic development of Africa.

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