The Bank of Ghana has appointed economist Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur as its new governor. Amissah-Arthur assumed office today, taking over from Paul Acquah, whose term ended.
The new governor was a deputy minister in Ghana's Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning between 1993 and 1997, working in policy formulation, budget design and implementation and supervising government expenditure.
The new governor said he does not intend to make any dramatic changes to the policy direction of the Bank.
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