years of successful experience in banking, providing fiscal, strategic and
operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations with a wealth of
experience across all aspects of banking including accounting, finance and
Dynamic, results oriented leader with a
strong track record of performance in turnaround and high paced organizations
within the African sub continent.
Utilize keen analysis and insights and
team approach to drive organizational improvements and implementation of best
practices, Superior interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and
complex (sales, human resources, legal, financial, and operational) issues and
motivating staff to peak performance.
& Mission planning Finance, Budgeting & Cost Management
& Media Affairs Sales
& Marketing Leadership
& Cost analysis
Policy & Procedure Development
services & Products
Government Regulations & Relations
& Cash Management Human Resources
& Strategic Alliances
& Performance Improvement
- FIRST INTERNATIONAL BANK, THE
Current, MD/CEO of this former ailing
bank since March, 2009. Took over from incumbent who had been in office for 8
tireless energy, positive attitudes and visionary leadership.
to staff of 120 with 8 branches in the country through direct report.
fiscal strategic and operational leadership to reduce indebtedness and improve
internal procedures and controls, reorganized/ reallocated staff and
implemented best practices and performance monitoring systems in support of
corporate indebtedness by 30% and have maintained
gross revenues by 70% through improved cash collection, and cost reduction has been driven down by 60%.
new sales strategies and tactics
vendor relations and personnel oversight.
new product ideas and presentations.
and maintained key relations, leverage core strengths and connections.
new business partnerships, and established lasting banking relationships, and
secure strategic alliances.
since taking over management of the bank, delivered exceptional results through
business development, client management and strategic planning.
COMMISSIONER FOR EDUCATION-ABIA STATE, NIGERIA. (2008-2009).
COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING-ABIA STATE, NIGERIA. (2007-
FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK PLc
Umuahia. Abia State. (2006-2007).
HALLMARK BANK PLc
UMUAHIA. ABIA STATE (1999-2006).
Branch Coordinator unit office operations (1999-2000)
Manager, Umuahia (2000-2004).
planning and other subsidiaries, division/secondment to daily times Newspapers
Plc. Head Internal Audit (2004-2005).
Branch Coordination Unit, head Office operations (2005-2006).
CITIZENS INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED
General Internal services, Victoria- Island Branch, Lagos. Nigeria (1993-1994).
(Internal Control and Audit Unit H/O), Idumota and Broad Street Branches,
Lagos, Nigeria (1994-1996).
Branch Operations, Idumota branch, Lagos, Nigeria. (1996-1998).
Credit and Marketing, Idumota Branch, Lagos. Nigeria (April- August 1999).
FIRST BANK OF NIGERA PLc (1978-1992)
aspects of banking ranging from referral networks, operations, business development,
product presentation, sales and marketing, lecturing and mentoring, customer
service and vendor relations.
to branches across Nigeria namely, Benin, Idumota and Ajegunle Branches of the
Office, Inspection Department, Team 111- In charge of spot checks, field
inspections, audit interrogation and reporting (19984-1986).
Regional Office—Loans Review Officer (1987-1989).
Accountant in charge of operations- Tin can Island and Oregun, Lagos Branches
manager in charge of Credits/ Marketing and general management functions,
Oregun Branch (1990-1991).
Lecturer, Training and Development Department, Head Office (1991-1992).
INCARTRUST BUILDING SOCIETY LIMITED (1992-1993)
manager in charge of credit, Marketing and general Management function. Alaba
International and Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria Branches.
COMMERCIAL BANK (CREDIT LYONNAIS)
NIG. LTD (1993)
and Marketing officer. Elephant House, Broad Street, Lagos. Nigeria. (4 months)
Enugu state University of Science and Technology (1998-2000).
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA-
Enugu state University of Science and Technology (1998).
INSTITUTE OF BANKERS (APRIL 1986).
INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA (NOVEMBER 1991).
(ACTI), CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF TAXATION (2003).
(ACIP), CERTIFIED PENSION INSTITUTE OF NIGERIA (2005).
INSTITUTE OF STOCK BROKERS (IN-VIEW).
Numerous Local and International
certification trainings in Banking, Finance, leadership and Human resources
Dancing, Reading, Sports and
Proficient in English Language and
State and Country of Origin: Abia
Marital status: Married with