Accra, May 2013: The UT Group of Companies has unveiled a new Chief Executive Officer for its parent company, UT Holdings.
He is MARTYN MENSAH, until recently the Managing Director of Kasapreko Co. Ltd. He has a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath, and an MBA and a Diploma from Imperial College Business School, London.
A familiar and well-liked name in Ghanaian industry MARTYN MENSAH brings a wealth of experience and energy to this new position.
Martyn Mensah has over 20 years experience as a Management Professional with a particular passion for strategy, leadership, operational optimization, and marketing. He has been associated with the UT Brand since 2001.
Mr. Joseph Nsonamoah, Board Chairman of UT Holdings, said, “Martyn is already part of the UT family and we are very happy to have been able to convince him to take up a formal position with us. We expect that he will bring the experience from his proven track record to take the UT Brand to another level.”
Martyn Mensah already serves on the Boards of UT Holdings, UT Bank, UT Properties, and UT Logistics. He is one of Ghana’s Most Respected CEOs He said, “I am very pleased to be joining UT and I look forward to adding value to a brand I know and love already.”
Martyn takes over as CEO of UT Holdings from Prince Kofi Amoabeng, a well-known entrepreneur and one of the founders of the UT Brand. Mr. Amoabeng will retain his role as the CEO of UT Bank whilst relinquishing responsibility of the Holding company. Mr. Amoabeng will now hold the title of President of the UT Group.
About UT Holdings
UT Holdings is one of Ghana's largest and most diversified private companies with holdings in a Bank, Life Insurance, Logistics, Properties Management, Debt collection, Private Security Services, and non-bank financial institutions in Nigeria and South Africa. UT Holdings provides diversified but integrated financial solutions to small and medium businesses and individuals. The vision of UT Holdings is “to be globally recognized as Africa’s leading provider of unique business and financial solutions”.
What sets UT apart in the financial services market is its solid business structure, flexibility, and timely delivery of financing to Small and Medium Businesses. The accelerated growth and success of the UT business created the need for the restructuring of the business into a Group with diverse but synergistic businesses that is able to offer value added services to clients.