NSE CEO, Onyema, Steps Down as ASEA President

Oscar Onyema, chief executive officer of the Nigeria Stock ExchangeOscar Onyema, chief executive officer of the Nigeria Stock Exchange. Photographer: Simon Dawson
  • NSE CEO, Onyema, Steps Down as ASEA President

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr Oscar Onyema, has stepped down as the president of the African Securities Exchanges Association, following an election in Lagos.

A statement released by the association on Tuesday, said the Chief Executive Officer, Casablanca Stock Exchange, Mr Karim Hajji, was elected as the president, while Mr Edoh Amenounve was elected as the deputy president at its 22nd Annual General Meeting.

The statement said Hajji would take over the leadership of the association from Onyema, after he had successfully served two terms as president of ASEA.

It said other officers constituting the newly formed ASEA executive committee were the Chief Executive Officer, Nairobi Securities Exchange, Mr Geoffrey Odundo; Chief Executive Officer, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Ms Nicky Newton; Chief Executive Officer, Egyptian Exchange, Mr Mohammed Saleh; Chief Executive Officer, Botswana Stock Exchange, Mr Thapelo Tsheole; Chief Executive Officer, Douala Stock Exchange, Mr Pierre Ekoule; Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Stock Exchange, Mr Koffi Yamoah; and Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Stock Exchange, Mr Pierre Rwabukumba.

Hajji, while speaking on his election, said, “I am looking forward to working with each member of the executive committee to continuously advance the vision of ASEA, while delivering value to the membership.”

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