By GIFT BRITION
President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinmwumi Adesina appoints Ms Bajabulile ‘Swazi’ Tshabalala as Acting Senior Vice President of the Bank beginning 23 March, 2020.
Ms Tshabala joined the Bank on 1 August, 2018, and is currently the Vice President for Finance and Chief Finance Officer of the AfDB.
In her new acting capacity, Ms Tshabala will replace Mr Charles Boamah former Senior Vice President of the Bank who retires effectively from the Bank on 3 March, 2020. Mr Boamah steps down after a 23 years of meritorious service to the institution.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr Adesina said: “Ms Tshabala has demonstrated highly commendable senior leadership and management qualities and brings strong perspective on result orientation and delivery. So, it is important as the Bank moves ahead with the delivery of its programs and commitments.”
Dr Adesina also expressed his pleasure in appointing Ms Tshabala to step up as the Acting Senior of the Vice president. The Bank senior leadership transitions would ensure stability and continuity of the Bank’s operations and work.
The President is confident his Senior Vice President will do very well and she will still hold simultaneous position as the Vice President for Finance and Chief Offiecr throughout the transitional period.