DKK Partners strengthens West African presence with new Executive Chairman

Rick Steves

In a strategic move to enhance its financial technology services across West Africa, DKK Partners has appointed the experienced Clifford Mettle as Executive Chairman of Ghana.

DKK Partners, a pioneer in FinTech focusing on emerging markets and FX liquidity, has recently fortified its leadership by appointing Clifford Mettle as Executive Chairman of its Ghana division.

This move underscores the company’s dedication to extending its innovative financial services throughout Africa.

DKK is establishing a stronghold in the flourishing African market

Mettle’s extensive background in African financial markets and his tenure at prestigious institutions like Ghana International Bank and Citibank, coupled with his expertise in marketing strategy and leadership, are anticipated to significantly propel DKK Partners’ growth ambitions.

The company’s aggressive expansion in the African market was marked by establishing operations in Ghana last year, furthering their reach beyond their Cameroon presence and securing the CONSUMAF license.

Mettle’s role will be pivotal in accelerating DKK’s vision to establish a stronghold in the flourishing African market, a region experiencing a surge in financial technology advancements.

Appointment reflects DKK’s goal to offer advanced FX and payment technologies in Africa

Clifford Mettle’s addition to the DKK Partners’ team as the Executive Chairman for Ghana is expected to bring a wealth of knowledge and strategic connections to the company. With over thirty years of experience in the banking industry, Mettle’s proficiency in global market dynamics, treasury, investments, and currency operations is set to enhance DKK Partners’ performance and efficiency. His belief in DKK’s vision and his readiness to employ his expertise align with the company’s mission to democratize FinTech access.

Mettle’s enthusiasm for contributing to DKK Partners’ impactful work in a significant sector aligns with the company’s objectives of providing fast and innovative payment solutions. His appointment is a testament to DKK’s commitment to leveraging expertise to bolster business operations and success in emerging technologies worldwide.

Clifford Mettle, Executive Chairman of DKK Partners Ghana, commented: “I am excited to join the DKK Team and I hope to bring to the table varied and relevant leads and networks for the growth and development of DKK Partners. My thorough understanding of global markets, treasury functions, investments and currency movements will help to propel the business to optimal performance and efficiency, enhancing their commitment to making FinTech accessible to all.”

“I truly believe in the DKK vision, and I am excited to use my expertise and experience to support their fantastic work in such a growing and relevant sector and geographical location. The FinTech industry is booming, and I look forward to supporting businesses worldwide as they implement new and emerging technologies to help bolster their operations and success.”

Khalid Talukder, Co-found of DKK Partners, added: “As DKK Partners expands further across emerging markets such as the African one, we hope to continue building our team of experts and we are delighted to bring Clifford on the team as a well-respected and experienced individual within the industry. We are looking forward to driving our plans forward, offering FX and payments technologies to those who need it, promoting business growth worldwide. We are excited for what is to come and very much look forward to seeing what our new Executive Chairman of DKK Partners Ghana brings to the team.”

Established in 2020 by Dominic Duru and Khalid Talukder, DKK Partners has swiftly become a formidable entity in the realm of emerging markets FX liquidity, boasting revenues surpassing £100 million.

The company’s expertise lies in devising strategies and methodologies that aid corporates and institutions in managing currency risk and securing competitive pricing. Specializing in FX risk management, FX liquidity, and local collections, DKK Partners tailors its solutions to meet client-specific needs, focusing on fostering growth and offering quality-driven approaches in every collaboration.

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