Things You Need to Know About Zenith Banks New GMD/CEO, DR. ADAORA UMEOJI

Zenith Bank has appointed Adaora Umeoji as its new group managing director and chief executive officer (GMD/CEO).
The bank disclosed this on Tuesday, in a corporate filing on the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX), signed by Michael Osilima, its secretary.
According to the financial institution, Umeoji’s appointment will take effect from June 1, 2024.
Umeoji’s appointment makes her the first female to take up the position, Zenith Bank said.

First Degree

  • University of Jos (Sociology)
  • Accounting BSc
  • Baze University (Law, LLB, 1st Class)

Masters Degree

  • University of Salford, UK (Masters in Law)
  • University of Calabar (MBA)

Doctorate Degree

  • Doctorate Degree in Business Administration from Apollos University, Montana, USA

Certifications

  • Graduate of Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School
  • Strategic thinking and management programme at Wharton Business School, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Certificate in Leading Global Businesses from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA

Fellowships

  • Fellow, Chattered Bankers Institute of London
  • Chartered Institute Bankers of Nigeria
  • Institute of Credit Administration
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria
  • Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria, amongst others.

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