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UBA Announces Senior Management Appointments

By on March 19, 2013

Following its recent restructuring and the spin-off of non-commercial banking operations in line with regulatory guidelines, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced some key senior level appointments to strengthen its operations.

The bank revealed that its board of directors had approved the appointment of Mr. Emeke Iweriebor as executive director in charge of Corporate Banking as well as the bank’s operations in Lagos and entire Western Region of Nigeria covering nine states, including Lagos , Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo, Kwara, Edo and Delta states.

Iweriebor, whose appointment is subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was until the appointment, the Deputy chief executive officer, UBA Africa.

“Iweriebor has also at different times been the pioneer Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), UBA Cameroon and later the CEO, UBA Central, East and Southern Africa.

Apart from Iweriebor, the bank also announced other appointments which included Puri Ibrahim as head, North Central Bank; Emmanuel Onokpasa as group treasurer and Emem Etuk as deputy directorate head of Abuja & East Bank. Emem will double-hat as regional bank head Cross River and Akwa Ibom..

For the bank’s African operations, Mr. Emmanuel Nnorom, the group’s erstwhile executive director in charge of risk management, was appointed CEO, UBA Africa.

In addition, five new country subsidiary CEOs, one country subsidiary deputy managing director and three country subsidiary executive directors were also appointed.

Group Managing Director /CEO, UBA, Mr. Phillips Oduoza said, “These appointments, which demonstrate the strength and quality of our succession policy, will enable the bank to continuously leverage on its qualified, dependable and efficient human resources to drive the achievement our strategic intent of being the first choice financial institution in Africa”.


( This Day )