The Board of Directors of CRC Credit Bureau Limited has announced the appointment of Dr. Gregory Ovie Jobome as its new Chairman. Three non-executive directors; Kyari Bukar, Shuaib Audu and Biyi Olagbami were also appointed.
Dr. Gregory Ovie Jobome
Jobome replaces Mr. Dele Alabi whose two-year tenure expired in May 2017. Jobome obtained a Master of Science Degree (1994) and a Doctorate Degree (2002) both in Economics and Finance from Loughborough University, United Kingdom. According to a statement, he is currently the Executive Director, Risk Management Division at Access Bank Plc. He also obtained a first-class degree in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in 1986 and a Distinction in Master of Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1990. He has over 25 years of work experience obtained from Guaranty Trust Bank Plc; University of Liverpool Management School; Manchester Business School and Access Bank Plc. He was appointed director, representing Access Bank on the board of CRC Credit Bureau limited in December 2013.
Bukar as independent director, is the Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. He was the MD/CEO of the Central Securities Clearing System Limited (CSCS) till December 2016. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Physics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and M.Sc. degree in Nuclear Engineering from Oregon State University, USA. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS); Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School, USA. Bukar’s professional experience transverses the financial services, IT Services, IT/financial infrastructure and the public sector.
Audu is currently an Executive Director at Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited. He holds a MBA from the University of Oxford UK, a MSc. in International Securities, Investment & Banking from Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK and a B.A. (Hons) degree in Business Economics from Leicester University, UK. Audu has extensive investment banking experience in Treasury/Global Markets and is also a Director of Stanbic IBTC Investments Limited and Stanbic IBTC Ventures Limited.
Olagbami will represent the Keystone Bank/Union Bank bloc on the board of CRC. He is currently the Chief Credit Officer of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc in Architecture from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a MBA from IESE (University of Navarra), Barcelona, Spain . Olagbami has extensive cross-border experience in credit and risk management.
About the company
CRC Credit Bureau Limited, is a private limited liability company duly incorporated and licensed under the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was established by a consortium of Eleven (11) leading Financial Institutions and Dun & Bradstreet (a leading global credit information service provider) with the purpose of creating and operating a consumer and corporate Credit Bureau in Nigeria.
Operating as an independent venture, the company provides an industry-wide information repository on credit profiles of corporate entities as well as consumers, thus improving the ability of credit providers to make informed lending decisions.