Lina Higiro has been appointed as the Managing Director of Commercial Bank of Africa, Rwanda. The position is currently held by Edigold Monday and is subject to the Central Bank’s approval.
Higiro was previously the Chief Operating Officer of AB Bank overseeing business development, digital finance, transactional banking and bank operations. She has served in the position since July 2016.
Prior to joining AB Bank Rwanda, Higiro was the Head of Strategy, Planning and Marketing at I&M Bank (Rwanda) and before that was the Head of SME Banking at Fina Bank now Guaranty Trust Bank from 2007 to 2011.
Her academic qualifications include, an MBA from Liverpool University, a B.Com from the University of North West, South Africa.