UBA names Oliver Alawuba New GMD as Uzoka bows out

United Financial institution for Africa Plc, has appointed Oliver Alawuba as Crew Managing Director, overseeing the full Crew’s banking operations throughout its twenty African nation community and globally within the UK, the USA of America, France, and the United Arab Emirates.

Oliver Alawuba joined UBA in 1997 and has held a group of senior positions, together with as a result of the CEO of UBA Ghana, the CEO of UBA, Africa and most not too extended beforehand, as Crew Deputy Managing Director.

UBA Crew Chairman, Tony Elumelu, mentioned “I’m very overjoyed to bid Oliver Alawuba as a result of the contemporary Crew Managing Director of the UBA Crew. Oliver has intensive talents in Nigeria and our African community and is nicely geared as much as come our pan-African and world strategy. I construct not want any doubt that Oliver will invent on the legacy of Kennedy Uzoka, who has exemplified transformational administration by championing a customer-first philosophy; launching our twentieth operation in Africa, UBA Mali; buying a wholesale banking licence for UBA UK within the UK; and opening our fourth world operation, UBA Dubai, within the United Arab Emirates”.

Alawuba expressed his dedication to his contemporary function as Crew Managing Director asserting “I’m grateful for the completely different to steer this substantial establishment and would like to thank the UBA Crew Chairman and the members of the Board of Administrators for the boldness they’ve construct in me to ship the mandate.”

Mr Alawuba takes on his contemporary construct from August 1, 2022, discipline to approval by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria.

Muyiwa Akinyemi grew to become as soon as additionally appointed as Deputy Managing Director. Akinyemi joined UBA in 1998, as a Senior Banking Officer in UBA’s Vitality Financial institution, and has served the Crew in Nigeria and our broader Africa community for twenty-four years.

A bunch of appointments include Ms. Sola Yomi-Ajayi as Govt Director, Treasury and World Banking; Mr. Ugochukwu Nwagodoh, Govt Director, Finance and Probability Administration; Mr. Alex Alozie, Govt Director and Crew Chief Working Officer; and Ms. Emem Usoro, Govt Director, North Financial institution.

The Board additionally introduced the retirement of Govt Administrators, who like executed their tenures, loads of whom it mentioned will proceed to assist the broader Crew upon regulatory approval of a sustaining firm construction.

They include Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, Mr. Uche Ike, Mr. Chukwuma Nweke, Mr. Ibrahim Puri and Mr. Chiugo Ndubisi.