Gordon Kenneth Wotortsi - General Manager, Citizens Rural Bank
Mr Gordon Kenneth Wotortsi began his education at the Koforidua Technical University where he studied for the professional Accounting Technician qualification. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) and is an Accounting Technician of West Africa (ATWA qualified) in 2007.
He also obtained a Bachelor of Science (Accounting) degree and a Master of Business Administration (Accounting and Finance) from the University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) in 2013 and 2016 respectively. Mr Wotortsi is currently a level III student of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG).
With an inspiring beginning, Mr Wotorshi started work after completing Senior High School (SHS) as a Mobile Banker and Cleaner at Akim Bosome Rural Bank at the Akim Oda Branch in 2001. He later became an Accounts Clerk between 2003 and 2004 before resigning to pursue more laurels in education.
He did his mandatory National Service at the Islamic Education Project (IEP), Accra as a teacher between 2007 and 2008.
He later joined Inter-Class Associates Ltd – (ICAL), a firm of Chartered Accountants, Management Consultants and Chartered Tax Consultants at Koforidua, Eastern Region from 2008 to 2010.
He then joined Akim Bosome Rural Bank Ltd in 2010 as an Internal Audit Assistant and rose through the ranks to the level of Head of Internal Audit in 2014 to 2017. He also headed the Micro Finance Department of Akim Bosome Rural Bank for a year and served as a Branch Manager for seven months.
He moved to Citizens Rural Bank, as the Head of Internal Audit in November 2017 and was appointed as the Acting General Manager in August 2018.
Mr Wotortsi was directly involved in bringing a lot of reforms in all the places he has worked, including his current employers, Citizens Rural Bank.
He said he considers his noble strides humbling and is excited to be at the apex of his career in the rural banking sector at the age of 36.
Born on February 14, 1983, Mr Wotortsi is married with one lovely boy.
Hobbies and Interests
He likes watching games, especially wrestling, football, action movies, and reading novels. He also loves listening to good music and plays football and tennis at his leisure times