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14 Apr 2022

AfrAsia Bank announces the appointment of Mr. Jean-Raymond Rey as its Interim Chairman

AfrAsia Bank announces the appointment of Jean-Raymond Rey as its Interim Chairman, with effect from 1 April 2022 after Mr. Inderjit Bedi resigned to pursue other challenges in Europe.


Jean-Raymond Rey has over 35 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry in various countries in Africa, including Mauritius, South Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo where he headed financial institutions. Jean-Raymond Rey was the initial Managing Director of Standard Bank (Mauritius) in the early 2000’s. During his career, Jean-Raymond Rey has managed challenges across a diverse range of Executive and Non-Executive Director roles.


“I am truly honoured to serve as Interim Chairman while AfrAsia undertakes a thorough selection process for the appointment of a permanent Chairman. I welcome the opportunity to work with colleagues at the Board to continue to shape and drive the Bank’s strategic agenda. The AfrAsia franchise has high growth potential and I am particularly excited to contribute to the new chapter of its success story”, states Jean-Raymond Rey.