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Absa Bank Tanzania Ltd

Obedi Laizer

Managing Director

Chartered Certified Accountant and a Finance Business Executive with over 17 years of highly successful career in Business Strategy Formulation and Execution, Financial Management, Cross functional leadership, Risk Management, Audit and Internal Controls, and Project Management both locally and internationally, of which over 13 years spent in senior management positions. Highly accomplished and results driven Business and Finance Management Executive with extensive experience within financial services and telecommunication sectors in highly charged multinational companies.

Demonstrated proven ability to drive business growth and take initiative to increase efficiency, improve margins and profitability. Excellent understanding of financial services and telecom operational processes. Ability to develop and implement processes and strong financial controls. Possesses solid leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to establish cross-functional partnership with all levels of staff and management. Experienced in partnering with the information technology experts internally to develop automation of processes, controls and integration of platforms.



Absa Bank

Absa Bank Tanzania is part of Absa Group Limited, an African financial services group that aims to be the pride of the continent. Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE in South Africa and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42, 000 employees.