Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) is a full-service financial institution specializing in customized banking products and services.
Opened on March 15, 1972, UMB is a leading Ghanaian indigenous bank with considerable financial expertise. Through our Corporate, Business, Private, Personal and Internet Banking departments we are able to adequately address the financial needs of various segments of the market. Furthermore, our Trade, Treasury and Credit departments complement our broad range of financial services with their unique and innovative banking products. Additionally, with thirty-six (36) branches, three (3) UMB Centre for Businesses, one (1) UMB PPP Incubator Centre and a vast network of ATMs, UMB makes banking easy and accessible.
To lead, create and professionally provide a wide range of innovative and superior banking services that guarantee returns exceeding stakeholders’ expectations.
UMB aspires to be positioned as a leading Ghanaian Bank and a leader in innovative banking solutions by 2023.
SSNIT Emporium Building, Liberation Road, Airport City, Accra-Ghana
Postal Address: P.O. Box GP 401, Accra, Ghana
Tel: 0302 666 331
Toll-Free Lines: MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo 0800-100880;
Other Lines 0302 633 988
ADVISORY COUNCIL NOMINEE
Nana Kwadwo Dwemoh Benneh
Nana Dwemoh Benneh has considerable local and international expertise in banking.
He worked briefly with Merchant Bank Ltd after his graduate studies in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Ghana in June 1996. Whilst in Legon he was a resident member of Commonwealth Hall.
In September 1998 Nana Dwemoh moved to join Barclays Bank on Barclays Plc’s International Business Leadership Program designed to develop Business Leaders with global and significant Pan African experience.
Whilst with Barclays he had the opportunity to work in various management roles across a number of countries in Africa and the UK. His 15 year career with Barclays Bank spanned leadership roles across Africa. He was appointed as Head of Retail in Uganda and was part of the Management team for Barclays in that country. There he led the Retail team to expand their footprint and portfolio of customers. From there he moved to Kenya as East Africa Regional Sales Manager with oversight over Consumer sales machinery in the Banks East African businesses. Subsequently in 2003 Nana Dwemoh was appointed as Director of the SME Local Business Segment for Barclays Africa based in Johannesburg, South Africa with responsibility for the Banks SME strategy for Africa.
In 2005 Nana Dwemoh moved to London to work in Corporate Banking in Barclays Plc as Sales Director for International Trade and Cash Solutions Barclays PLC, London.
In 2007, Nana returned to Barclays Bank Ghana as the Consumer Banking Director and is credited with consolidating the gains in the Bank’s consumer banking business post the Bank’s rapid expansion of the franchise that was undertaken between 2006 and 2007.
Nana Dwemoh joined Stanbic Ghana Ltd as Executive Director for Personal and Business Banking in October 2013. There he led the team in significantly growing market share and profitability for the Bank’s Personal and Business Banking franchise over the last seven years.
Nana holds an Executive MBA from London Business School. He is also a member of the International Academy of Retail Banking.
He is a proud Akora of Achimota School and member of the 1989 year group.
Nana is married and blessed with four children.