The Bank's management comprises of highly skilled and experienced personnel. The Bank has continued with aggressive capacity building through staff training and development programmes. The first critical success factor of the bank is about an organization culture that values people, enhances performance and supports the business. This is grounded on seven core values namely Professionalism, Integrity, Creativity, Teamwork, Unity of Purpose, Respect and Dignity for Customers and Effective Corporate Governance.
A lot of emphasis is laid on developing leadership capabilities at all levels of the organization by sponsorships to some of the worlds leading programmes. These include Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, Strathmore Business School, Bolder Microfinance Leadership Programme and Ireland Development Institute among others.
The leadership team of the Bank consists of the following persons:-
Robert holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Administration from Maharshi Dayan University, India. He has attended several professional courses in banking and finance both locally and internationally. He has over 24 years’ experience in banking, where he has held various leadership positions. Before joining Equity Bank Tanzania, he was the General Manager in charge of Equity Supreme Centre. Prior to joining Equity Bank, he was in Industrial Development Bank, where he worked for 7 years in various capacities. Robert joined Equity Bank in May 2005.
Stephen holds an Honors Degree in Social Cultural and Development Studies with a major in Accounts and Administration from Moi University Kenya. Stephen has over 17 years of experience in Banking, having worked at Equity Building Society (now Equity Bank) as an Accountant, Assistant Manager, Head of procurement and Admin, Head of Cash Management Centre and GM Market research & product development. He went through the transformation cycle of Equity Building Society to a fully-fledged commercial bank. He held the position of a Branch Manager for ten years. Prior to that Stephen worked for 6 years as a Financial Auditor for the Ministry of Cooperative (Now Ministry of Industry Trade and Cooperatives). He has also worked as the Regional GM- Nairobi West and North Eastern Region in Kenya. He is currently the General Manager -Operations in Equity Bank Tanzania Subsidiary.
Betty holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration (Honors) from the University of Rajasthan, India. She has a Diploma in Computer Programming and is a qualified Trainer of Trainers (ToT) by ILD Consulting as well as a member of the Marketing Africa Forum. Betty is an experienced banker with over 14 years in Relationship Management both in corporate and high net worth relationships. Prior to joining Equity Bank, she worked as the Asst. Vice President Institutional Banking- Bank M Tanzania, Corporate Relationship Manager- KCB Bank Tanzania Limited as well as Savings and Finance (now NIC Bank Tanzania). Betty joined Equity Bank in 2013.