Ecobank board removes CEO Tanoh - senior bank sources

ACCRA, March 11 Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:24am EDT

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ACCRA, March 11 (Reuters) - The board of Ecobank decided on Tuesday to remove chief executive Thierry Tanoh following months of turmoil at one of the biggest financial institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Two senior bank sources confirmed that Tanoh had been removed during a board meeting in the Cameroon capital Yaounde but gave no further details. The sources declined to be named. (Reporting by Matthew Mpoke Bigg; Editing by Daniel Flynn)