Bedoumra Kordjé

Before his appointment as Vice President Corporate Services (CSVP) on 1 August 2009, Mr. Kordjé Bedoumra had acquired vast profession experience within and outside the Bank where he had worked for 26 years, 13 of which were in managerial positions. He joined the Bank in March 1983 as Telecommunications Expert. He rose to become Chief Telecommunications Expert until January 1996. From January 2002 - April 2005, Mr. Bedoumra was the Director, Infrastructure Department–North, East and South Regions (Interim from January to May 2002). Previously, he served as Manager, Infrastructure and Industry Division, North Region from February 1996-May 2002. Mr. Bedoumra served as the first Director of the Water and Sanitation Department and African Water Facility from July 2006-February 2008; he then served as Secretary-General from March 1st, 2008 to July, 31st 2009. Before he joined the AfDB, Mr. Kordjé Bedoumra was engineering consultant at private consultancy firm in Abidjan, from April 1982- February 1983; and Engineer at Posts and Telecommunications Corporation of Chad from February 1981-March 1982. He obtained a PhD in Telecommunications Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris (France) in 1979 and Maîtrise d’Electronique, d’Electrotechnique et d’Automatique (Masters degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Automated Systems) from the Faculty of Sciences, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (France) in 1977. Read More





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