Stanchart’s Dr Mbo lands a lucrative group post in Singapore

Chief Finance Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Dr Mbako Mbo has been appointed Chief Finance Officer-Personal, Business Banking & Digital, Standard Chartered Bank.


This is a Global Finance role within the Group’s Consumer, Private and Business Banking segment.Mbako will be based in Singapore, the bank announced today. He joined Standard Chartered Botswana in June 2018 and has been part of the leadership team that steered the Business during the turnaround and transformation phases of its strategy to a positive trajectory.

During his tenure as head of Finance Division, Dr Mbo has partnered with Segment Heads as well as the CEO’s office in driving the strategic agenda.He is a Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Botswana) and Member of The Association of Corporate Treasurers of South Africa.

In his past career Dr. Mbo was Chief Financial Officer at Botswana Development Corp. Ltd.He received an MBA from the University of Derby, an undergraduate degree from the University of Botswana, an undergraduate degree from Oxford Brookes University and a doctorate from the University of Stellenbosch.

Tapiwa Butale has been appointed Acting CFO of Standard Chartered Botswana. Tapiwa joined the Bank in 2006 as a statutory reporting manager, thereafter, holding a variety of other roles within the Finance Function that include Operational Risk Manager, Business Finance Manager and Head of Risk & Controls. She was promoted to the role of Financial Controller in 2015 and has previously acted as Acting CFO. Prior to joining the Bank, Tapiwa was an External Auditor at BDO. She is a Chartered Accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification.

The changes are effective from 1 August 2021.

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