(BRVM) - Vice-president of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) since November 2018, Dr Edoh Kossi AMENOUNVE becomes the new President of the Association, as, Mr. Karim HAJJI, former President of ASEA, retired on 31st, March 2020 and left his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Casablanca Stock Exchange.
Dr Edoh Kossi AMENOUNVE will chair the Executive Committee of the Association which members are the Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM), Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE), Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE), Botswana Stock Exchange (NSE), the West Africa Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) and the Central Africa Stock Exchange (BVMAC). He will drive the major projects underway, particularly the implementation of the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP), the creation of a pan-African Stock Exchange under the auspices of the African Union Commission. He will also be the voice for advocacy depth and liquidity on the African markets, through privatizations and capacity building for stakeholders.
He will also coordinate the response of the African securities exchanges to the coronavirus pandemic crisis.
Dr Edoh Kossi AMENOUNVE is a Ph.D. in Finance from Laval University, Canada (1995) and has a long career of more than 23 years in the capital markets industry successively as Managing Director of a Company of Management and Intermediation (SGI), President of an Asset Management Company, Secretary General of the WAEMU Regional Financial Market Regulatory Authority and Director General of the Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) and of the Central Depository / Settlement Bank (DC / BR).
He has been elected member of the ASEA Executive Committee since 2014.
This great career and his new responsibilities clearly show the successful course of Dr Edoh Kossi AMENOUNVE who was also distinguished African Financier of the Year 2019.
The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) is the Premier Association of 25 Securities Exchanges in Africa that have come together with the aim of developing Member Exchanges and providing a platform for networking. The Association was established in 1993 and works closely with Member Exchanges to unlock the potential of the African Capital Markets and the African economies.?ASEA seeks to position the African Capital Markets as key enablers of economic recovery in Africa by the year 2025. For more information on ASEA, visit: www.african-exchanges.org
Launched on December 18th, 1996 in Cotonou (BENIN), the Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM) is a perfectly integrated electronic exchange common to 8 countries in West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d 'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo. In addition to equity securities, the BRVM offers the issuance and negotiation of debt securities (bonds). The BRVM offers investors a world-class market environment for trading and transaction settlement systems. The BRVM is a member of the Executive Committee of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA). Since November 2016, it has been classified in the frontier market category by the MSCI. For more information on BRVM, visit: www.brvm.org