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IN THINGS! Stanbic Bank’s Anne Juuko Elevated to Regional Director of Global Markets at Standard Bank Group



Ms Anne Juuko, the Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic Bank Uganda, has assumed the role of Regional Director of Global Markets at the Standard Bank Group, the parent company of Stanbic Bank Uganda. In her new capacity in Nairobi where she will be based,  Juuko will oversee operations across seven African countries, including Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, DR Congo, South Sudan, Malawi, and Zambia.

With a remarkable career spanning over a decade within the Standard Bank Group, Juuko first joined in 2012 as the Head of Global Markets in Uganda. Her dedication and expertise propelled her to key positions, and in 2018, she was appointed as the Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at Standard Bank Namibia. Notably, in March 2020, she assumed the role of CEO at Stanbic Bank Uganda.

Bringing over 20 years of extensive experience in the financial services industry, both regionally and globally, Juuko has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities. Her exemplary performance and strategic vision have played pivotal roles in steering Stanbic Bank Uganda towards its goals.

In her new role, Juuko is poised to leverage her wealth of experience to oversee and enhance the global market operations in the seven African countries under her purview. The appointment reflects the confidence and trust the Standard Bank Group places in her ability to drive success across diverse markets.

Commenting on the transition, Anne Juuko expressed her commitment to advancing the Standard Bank Group’s strategy and vision. She emphasized the importance of collaboration and innovation in navigating the complexities of the financial landscape across the African continent.


Beyond her professional accomplishments, Anne Juuko stands distinguished as one of the most influential and transformative female leaders in the nation. Her strategic foresight, dynamic leadership approach, and unyielding dedication to excellence have not only garnered the respect and admiration of her peers within the banking industry but have also transcended the sector’s boundaries.

Juuko’s capacity to instigate change, nurture innovation, and motivate her team has solidified her position as a trailblazer within Uganda’s corporate landscape. As she ventures into the next phase of her career, Juuko’s impact and influence are poised to extend far beyond the confines of the banking sector, leaving an enduring imprint on the future landscape of business leadership in the region.


She has played an instrumental role in guiding the bank’s corporate social responsibility initiatives. Juuko’s commitment to making a positive impact beyond the banking sector is reflected in Stanbic Bank’s dedication to social causes, specifically in domains such as health, education, including enabling small businesses with start-ups.

Under Juuko’s leadership, the bank has actively engaged in various projects and formed strategic partnerships to drive positive change and promote sustainable development within local communities. This multifaceted approach aligns with Juuko’s vision of contributing to broader societal well-being and underscores Stanbic Bank’s proactive stance in addressing critical social issues.

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