Maria Ramos

 
Absa revenue slightly up, Ramos optimistic after Barclays exit
Absa revenue slightly up, Ramos optimistic after Barclays exit
Absa raised revenue by 3% to R37-billion in the first half of the year, with CEO Maria Ramos saying the banking group was now free to set its own...
Keep an open mind on the land debate: Maria Ramos
Keep an open mind on the land debate: Maria Ramos
South Africans must keep an “open mind” about the debate over land expropriation without compensation, Barclays Africa Group chief executive...
Absa CEO accuses Mkhwebane of ignoring evidence to manipulate Bankorp findings
Absa CEO accuses Mkhwebane of ignoring evidence to manipulate Bankorp findings
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane made findings against Absa without pursuing evidence submitted by key witnesses, rendering her entire report on...
Barclays South Africa profit climbs 20% as credit impairments drop
Barclays South Africa profit climbs 20% as credit impairments drop
Barclays Plc's South African unit said full-year profit climbed 20% after the Johannesburg- based bank set aside less money to cover bad...
Barclays Africa claws back at market share with mobile apps and iPads
Barclays Africa claws back at market share with mobile apps and iPads
Barclays Plc’s African unit is equipping tellers with iPads and offering customers mobile apps as the bank tries to win back market share by...
New day for Barclays a big challenge
New day for Barclays a big challenge
At Barclays's Queensway branch in Nairobi's Mama Ngina Street, with its huge banking hall reminiscent of its colonial history, each day has a...
Call to probe Barclays links to arms deal
Call to probe Barclays links to arms deal
"As a former international banker, I informed both the British and South African governments as early as October 1999 that the Barclays bank...
Brutal cuts stun Absa staff
Brutal cuts stun Absa staff
'Today, tomorrow, goodbye". This tag line, a cheeky version of Absa's slogan, "today, tomorrow, together", used by trade union Solidarity in its...
Absa sticks by 'no retrenchments' promise
Absa sticks by 'no retrenchments' promise
Absa denied rumours on Thursday that it is planning mass retrenchments to cut costs.
Barclays puts the squeeze on Absa
Barclays puts the squeeze on Absa
Absa group chief executive Maria Ramos is finding out the hard way what it is like to be bound to the bank's global parent, Barclays, which is...
Absa's deputy chief takes up new position
Absa's deputy chief takes up new position
Absa Group, a member of the Barclays Group and South Africa's largest retail bank by customers, announced on Wednesday that its Deputy Group Chief...
Behind the shake-up at Absa
Behind the shake-up at Absa
The shake-up in Absa's upper echelons is a case of its British-headquartered parent Barclays "micromanaging" the local operations and direct...

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