FBN Holdings Plc. announces major leadership appointments
FBN Holdings Plc has announced major changes to its leadership team, effective January 1, 2016.
Mr. Bello Maccido, pioneer Group CEO, FBN Holdings, is leaving his position to become pioneer Chairman of the newlylicenced FBN Merchant Bank Ltd, while Mr. UK Eke, currently Executive Director, South, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd replaces him as Group Managing Directordesignate, FBN Holdings Plc.
Also, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has appointed, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, the current Executive Director/CFO as the Managing Director-designate, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, while Mr. Gbenga Shobo, the current Executive Director, Lagos & West, is to take charge as the Deputy Managing Director-designate. This comes on the heels of the Group’s earlier notice of Mr. Bisi Onasanya’s retirement as GMD/CEO of the Bank.
These decisions have been ratified by the Board of Directors, subject to all necessary regulatory approvals and all take effect from January 1, 2016.
Bello will undoubtedly bring his wealth of experience, spanning over 30 years post call to Bar experience as an accomplished Retail, Corporate and Investment banker, to bear in his new role chairing the Board of the emergent FBN Merchant Bank Ltd.
The incoming Group Managing Director, UK has over 30 years’ post experience in financial services, auditing, consulting, taxation, process engineering and capital market operations.
Sola, Managing Directordesignate, has garnered diverse expertise in Treasury & Financial Management, Risk Management, Accounting, Corporate Governance and Strategy Development, Advisory and Compliance. The new DMDdesignate, Gbenga has a banking career spanning over 25 years with experience in corporate banking, Institutional banking, Commercial banking, Retail banking and Treasury.
In announcing the appointments, Dr. Oba Otudeko, Group Chairman, FBN Holdings, said: “Following an exhaustive and competitive process, we are proud to announce these appointments.”