King W. Jawol - General Manager, Ejuraman Rural Bank
King Wisdom Jawol began his schooling at the SDA Preparatory School in Yendi and proceeded to Jilo Junior High School (JHS) in Bimbilla after which he joined Pope John’s Secondary School in Koforidua for his SSSCE Certificate.
He graduated from Central University with a first class degree in Agribusiness Management in 2007 and earned an MBA in Strategic Management and Consultancy from the KNUST Business School in 2012.
He also holds a certificate in Agricultural Lending from the Food and Agriculture Organization through AFRACA- Kenya.
King who described himself as a General Manager with Diverse Background, was engaged by newly re-licensed Ejuraman Rural Bank as Chief Risk Officer; a position he occupied until February 1, 2019, when he was appointed as the General Manager by the Board
His experience spans three major industries including Banking, Agribusiness and Education. He worked with the United Bank for Africa as a Relationship Manager at their KNUST Branch in Kumasi until 2013. He resigned to pursue a passion for Agribusiness with Wienco Cotton Company Limited, as their Monitoring and Logistics Manager in the Northern and Upper East Regions.
In 2015, he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Management at Tubman University in the Republic of Liberia.
He taught courses in Management, Banking and Entrepreneurship until July 2017 when he joined Ejuraman Rural Bank (ERB).
King is noted for injecting the ethos of banking into the fairly young statt of the Bank and leading the re- structuring of Operations and Human Capital, setting ERB on the path of real growth. He took over three branches and recently added a fourth branch.
At UBA, King was part of the Best Performing Marketing Team on two occasions. He also received Management commendation for courageous and responsible behaviour for “solely acting against a disaster” which could have cost the Bank.
King is a Rotarian, an awardee of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award for young people, a 1999 Cultural Ambassador of Ghana to Stattordshire County in the United Kingdom and a Gold Medal recipient from President
J. A. Kuttour under the Head of States Award Scheme for Young People in July 2001.
King is married and is blessed with three children, a daughter and two sons.
Hobbies and Personal Interest
He loves writing and debating and is interested in learning new languages.
A polyglot, he speaks six (6) local and three (3) foreign languages