Group Executive H.R, EcobankYves Mayilamene is an accomplished HR Executive with over 15 years of International HR Leadership experience gained in Africa and Europe in the Telecommunications, FMCG and Banking sectors. He has held several Senior HR roles in major Telecoms operators such as Airtel, Zain, Celtel and also with a major multinational FMCG; British American Tobacco (BAT). He is currently the Group Executive Human Resources at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI).
His expertise includes Talent Management, Training & Development, HR Strategy development, Organizational development and Leadership & Management and Coaching. Yves is passionate about helping organizations make the most of their Talent as well as driving Organizational culture and change using HR best practices.
In addition to his accomplishments, he has a proven knowledge and wide-range understanding of the sub-Saharan Africa Labour laws, culture and the industrial relations environment. Having worked in Togo, Nigeria, DRC, Senegal, Kenya, Netherlands and Switzerland, he possesses a genuine international and cross-cultural mind-set with a very strong ability to manage diverse business environments with cultural sensitivities.
Yves is a Commercial Engineer (Master’s Degree majoring in Economics, Finance and Management) from Université de Mons Hainaut, Mons, Belgium and a Certification in Consulting and Coaching for Change from Oxford University / HEC Paris (France and UK). He is also a fluent speaker of English, French and Swahili.