The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank have appointed Ms Adaora Umeoji (Executive Director) and Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwru (Executive Director) as Managing Directors of the Bank, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Board also approved the appointment of Mr. Ahmed Umar Shuaib as Executive Director.
Adaora Umeoji — Deputy Managing Director
Prior to her current appointment, she was the Executive Director in charge of the Business (Groups in Abuja and the Northern Zone of the Bank.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and NIBA in Business Administration.
Adaora has over twenty (20) years cognate banking industry and a very broad Executive management experience spanning Credit and Marketing, Treasury Operations, Branch Management and Human Resources.
She has attended several Executive Management programs including the Harvard Business School and Wharton Business School amongst others.
She is a member of scvcral professional bodies Including the Nigerian Institute of Management (NISI) and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu – Deputy Managing Director
He was until his current appointment the Executive Director in charge of Institutional Banking Group and equally supervised other strategic business Groups and Zones in the Bank.
Mr. Onyeagwu has over twenty-four (24) years cognate banking industry experience which spans Branch operations, Credit and Marketing, Internal Control and Institutional Banking.
Mr. Onyeagwu is a Fellow of the Institute Of Chartered accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and has attended several Executive Management Programmes including Wharton Business, Columbia Business School and the Harvard Business School amongst others.
Umar Shuaib Ahmed — Executive Director
Until his appointment as an Executive Director, Umar was the General Manager in charge of Abuja Zone.
His banking career spans over 23 years covering Branch Operations, Branch Management and Credit and Marketing.
Umat is a fellow of Nigerian Institute of Loan and Risk Management, Honorary
Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management. He has attended numerous Executive programmes both within and outside the country, including Strategic Business courses at the London Business School and Harvard Business School, USA.
The appointments have been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria.