EHIME ALEX, Lagos
The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina said he is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Acting Senior Vice President of the Bank with immediate effect.
Adesina stated this in a statement on Monday by APO Group made available to NATIONAL ACCORD.
Ms Tshabalala, currently the Vice President for Finance and Chief Finance Officer for the AfDB Group, joined the Bank on August 1, 2018.
The statement said, “Ms. Tshabalala will replace, in this acting capacity, Mr Charles Boamah, the former Senior Vice President of the Bank, who retires effectively from the Bank today [Monday] after 23 years of meritorious service to the institution.”
Commenting on the appointment, the President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina said “Ms. Tshabalala has demonstrated highly commendable senior leadership management qualities and brings a strong perspective on results orientation and delivery that will be important as the Bank moves ahead with the delivery of its programs and commitments. I am very pleased to appoint her to step up into this role as Acting Senior Vice President, as the Bank manages this senior leadership transition, to ensure stability and continuity of our work and operations. I am confident she will do very well. She will continue to hold simultaneously her position as Vice President for Finance and Chief Finance Officer in this interim period”.