August 9, 2022



UBA publicizes Oliver Alawuba new Group Managing Director, others

The United Financial institution for Africa Group has introduced Oliver Alawuba as the brand new Group Managing Director overseeing all of the Group’s banking operations throughout its twenty African nation community and globally in the UK, the USA of America, France, and the United Arab Emirates.

Oliver Alawuba joined UBA in 1997 and has held a collection of senior positions, together with because the CEO of UBA Ghana, the CEO of UBA, Africa and most not too long ago, as Group Deputy Managing Director.

UBA Group Chairman, Tony Elumelu, said ‘I’m more than happy to announce Oliver Alawuba as the brand new Group Managing Director of the UBA Group. Oliver has in depth expertise in Nigeria and our African community and is properly geared up to advance our pan-African and international technique. I’ve little doubt that Oliver will construct on the legacy of Kennedy Uzoka, who has exemplified transformational management by championing a customer-first philosophy; launching our twentieth operation in Africa, UBA Mali; buying a wholesale banking licence for UBA UK in the UK; and opening our fourth international operation, UBA Dubai, within the United Arab Emirates”.

Oliver Alawuba expressed his dedication to his new function as Group Managing Director saying “I’m grateful for the chance to guide this nice establishment and wish to thank the UBA Group Chairman and the members of the Board of Administrators for the arrogance they’ve put in me to ship the mandate.”

Mr Alawuba takes on his new place from August 1, 2022, topic to approval by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria.

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Equally appointed is Muyiwa Akinyemi, as Deputy Managing Director. Muyiwa joined UBA in 1998, as a Senior Banking Officer in UBA’s Vitality Financial institution, and has served the Group in Nigeria and the broader Africa community for twenty-four years.

Different govt appointments are: Ms. Sola Yomi-Ajayi, Government Director, Treasury and Worldwide Banking. Sola has been with the Group since 2004 and has appreciable worldwide expertise, culminating in her appointment as CEO of UBA America.

Mr. Ugochukwu Nwagodoh, Government Director, Finance and Danger Administration. Ugo joined the Group from PwC in October 2004. He has since held a collection of great roles within the areas of efficiency administration, compliance, monetary management and reporting.