On September 21st 2021, AB BANK RWANDA appointed Mrs Dianne Dusaidi as Chairperson of the Board, making her the first female ever to occupy the position.
Currently Program Partner at the Mastercard Foundation, Mrs. Dusaidi joined AB BANK RWANDA’s board September last year, bringing with her an unprecedented expertise, mainly in scrutinizing and providing financial solutions tailored for Micro and small enterprises operating in Rwanda.
In a tweet shared by #ImbutoFoundation, the organization expressed its best wishes to Dianne Dusaidi, recipient of the 2015 Cyrwa awards initiated in 2007 by the First Lady of Rwanda, Mrs. Jeannette Kagame.
The newly appointed AB BANK RWANDA chair of the board also serves as an accelerator at Google for Startups Accelerator, providing startups in their top growth stage with tailored technical, product, and leadership training.
Mrs Dianne Dusaidi holds an MBA in International Business from Maastricht School of Management.
About AB Bank Rwanda
AB Bank Rwanda is a fully-fledged microfinance bank, which offers a wide range of financial products that serve both retail and corporate clients. AB Bank also offers loan products for Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
The bank has a network of 5 branches in Rwanda; 4 of which are located in key areas of the capital city, Kigali, while the 5th branch is in Musanze, covering the Northern part of the country. The bank also has 15 credit outlets, which are located in Gicumbi, Huye, Kabarondo, Kabarore, Kamonyi, Karongi, Muhanga, Nyagatare, Nyamagabe, Nyamata, Nyanza, Rubavu, Ruhango, Rusizi and Rwamagana.
AB Bank Rwanda recently introduced a Chatbot (ABBY) which supplements existing digital channels, becoming the first financial institution in Rwanda to use artificial intelligence to improve customers’ experience. AB Bank Rwanda is a subsidiary of the Access Holding network of banks serving 6 countries in Africa, 1 in Central Asia and 1 in South America. The bank’s shareholders are AccessHolding, based in Germany, KFW, the German Development Bank, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group.