Nigerian Stock Exchange: Access Bank MD Appointed First Vice President

Nigerian Stock Exchange: Access Bank MD Appointed First Vice President

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the appointment of Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede CON as the first Vice President of the Council of The Nigerian Stock Exchange. The appointment was made after the 52nd Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Stock Exchange held in May 2013.

The Council of the Nigerian bourse is made up of 14 members, consisting of the President, Aliko Dangote, GCON, the Chief Executive Officer, Oscar Onyema and other members including representatives of dealing member firms, who are highly qualified in their respective professions with a wealth of diverse experience.

Speaking on this appointment, the CEO of The Nigerian Stock Exchange Oscar Onyema said that “The Council recognizes his sterling qualities and wealth of experience, and is delighted with the appointment. We believe that he will not relent in his efforts as an ambassador to move The Exchange forward”.

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the first Vice President, is the current Group Managing Director/CEO of Access Bank Plc.

He resigned as an Executive Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GT Bank) to lead a team as the MD/CEO of Access Bank with the mandate to transform the Bank into a world-class financial services provider.

His leadership has seen the Bank’s rapid rise to rank among Nigeria’s Tier 1 banks. In 2012, he won the 2011 Ernst & Young West Africa Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was recently conferred with the prestigious African Banker Award by the African Banker Magazine Aig-Imoukhuede is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Executive Management Programme. He holds LLB and BL degrees from the University of Benin and the Nigeria Law School respectively.

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