United Bank S.C has appointed Ato Melaku Kebede as the acting CEO of the Bank effective 12 December 2019, which has now been approved by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE).

Ato Melaku Kebede, the master mind behind the setup of the Bank’s competitive edge in technology, has a rich experience in the Ethiopian Banking industry. His outstanding expertise in technology coupled up with his proficiency in business, has also made him the right pick to lead the Bank’s effort in devising its new Strategy 2030 with Deloitte consulting Ltd. Post the development of the strategy, Ato Melaku Kebede was appointed as the Senior Deputy CEO – Strategy & Technology.

Ato Melaku has more than fourteen years of experience in the Banking Industry. He has served United Bank for more than a decade at various capacities as: Senior Deputy CEO – Strategy & Technology (Jan 2019- Dec 2019) and Vice President – Systems & E-Banking (Jun 2012 – Dec 2018) and Manager, IT Department (Jul 2005 – Oct 2008).

In November 2008, after serving United Bank for over 3 years and before being invited back to serve United Bank share company in June 2012, Ato Melaku has served Zemen Bank ( Nov 2008 – 2012) as the V/P Technology. During this period, Ato Melaku has led the Bank’s overall technology project implementation with awards and certificates for his outstanding project management. 


On Saturday the 4th of January 2020, United Bank S.C bid a warm farewell to its former CEO, Ato Taye Dibekulu, at the Hilton Addis. The event was attended by the Bank’s Board of Directors, higher officials and invited guests.
The Bank recognized Ato Taye Dibekulu’s years of service with an appreciation note from the Board Chairman and the current acting CEO. During the event, Ato Taye was also awarded with the V8 he has been driving while in office, Half a Million Birr net from tax and a gold chain necklace with the logo of the Bank.
The event was highlighted with Ato Taye Dibekulu’s remark of good wishes to the Bank and commitment to stand with the bank and offer his support whenever required.
United, We Prosper!