BSP Embraces Equity in Management Roles

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BSP PNG | BSP Financial Group Limited (BSP) recognises the importance of women in our societies and is proud to be an inclusive employer for its 4,600 plus staff.

BSP Group includes Samoa, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Tonga, Laos and Cambodia of which 50% are female employees.

As a proud inclusive employer in the region, BSP joined the rest of the world in observing International Women’s Day 2023 with its theme #EmbraceEquity.

BSP Group General Manager for People and Culture Hari Rabura said they are proud that 17% of females are in management roles with four key leaders in Executive Positions.

Last year, BSP Samoa’s Country Manager, Taitu’uga Maryann Lameko-Vaai was appointed by the Group to take up the PNG-based role of General Manager Offshore Branches.

Taitu’uga was replaced by former Samoa Chamber of Commerce President, Jennifer Ula-Fruean who had previously held the position of Head of Finance for BSP Samoa.

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“BSP is proud to support women working in every facet of the business we continue to be an equal opportunity employer and leader in developing talent within the group,” said Ms Rabura.

“As part of BSP’s vision on leadership and ideal employer in the markets we operate in, it is critical for our workforce to develop, support and promote the inclusion of women across our businesses..

“From our customer front, 60% of our Retail leadership team comprises of women while 30% are in management and executive roles group wide. We are proud to continue being an inclusive employer giving equal opportunity to all our female staff.”

Ms Rabura said BSP is proud to be supporting women through community initiatives, and in business and professional development.

“Our internal Leadership and Management Development Program boasts a 72% female representation and is an important component of our talent strategy to prepare our future leaders within BSP Group,” she added.

BSP celebrates women who are part of the Management Team.

ABOUT BSP

BSP Financial Group Limited (BSP) formerly Bank of South Pacific Limited, is an iconic and unique bank in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific, recognised for its strong commitment to the region. We are a major commercial banking and finance group with assets of approximately PGK28.9 billion.

BSP has the largest branch network in Papua New Guinea, Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu with sub branches and agents in rural locations. The BSP Group employs 4000+ people across the Pacific and proudly supports the communities that we operate in, through Community Projects, Sports, Education, Health, Culture and

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Our branch network is complemented by electronic banking networks that can meet the banking needs of all customers wherever we operate.

 70+ Branches

 13 Premium Service Centres

 40+ Sub Branches

 300+ Agents

 550+ ATMs

 11,000+ EFTPoS

We’re proud of our whole of bank capabilities whereby our teams in Corporate, Retail, Paramount and Treasury are able to provide solutions to our clients, drawing on our capabilities and broad presence. This capability is unmatched by our competitors. PNG and the Pacific is our home. We have knowledge, history, experience and a commitment to the region that other financial institutes cannot offer.