For over 20 years, Zenith Bank Board of Directors who are shareholders and active participants in the bank’s planning have provided strength, stability and a vision to help the bank lead its customers where they want to go.
See list of Zenith Bank Board of Directors Below:
CHAIRMAN – Jim Ovia, CON
Jim Ovia is the founder and pioneer Group Managing Director / CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s largest and Africa’s 6th largest bank by Shareholders’ Funds. He was at the helm of affairs, from inception, for 20 years until his resignation in July, 2010. He was reappointed the Chairman of the bank in 2014.
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR / CEO – Peter Amangbo
Mr. Amangbo is the Group Managing Director/CEO of the bank. He holds a B.Eng. Degree (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) from University of Benin and an MBA from the University of Warwick, Coventry in the United Kingdom.
DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR – Adaora Umeoji
Prior to her appointment as Deputy Managing Director, she was the Executive Director in charge of Public Sector, Abuja, North, Middle Belt and South-East Zones. She holds a Bachelors degree in Sociology, B.Sc (Hons) from the University of Jos, Plateau State and MBA in Business Administration from the University of Calabar.
DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR – Ebenezer Onyeagwu
Ebenezer is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) 2003 as well as an Alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania, USA (Wharton Executive Education), Columbia Business School, Columbia University, United States of America and the Harvard Business School.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Umar Shuaib Ahmed
Until his appointment as an Executive Director, Umar Shuaib Ahmed was a General Manager and Zonal Head supervising 7 branches and 3 Strategic Business Units in Abuja and also coordinated 3 zones comprising over 20 Branches in the North-West and North-East.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Dr Temitope Fasoranti
Dr. Temitope Fasoranti holds a PhD in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, M.Sc in Economics and B.Sc Economics from the same University. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Honorary Senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Mr. Dennis Olisa
Mr. Olisa is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Nigeria (FCA), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB) and an Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation (ACIT).
NDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Alhaji Baba Tela
Alhaji Baba Tela graduated B.Sc (Business Administration and Finance) from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He has served in various capacities in the past including Executive Director, Yarwa Consolidated Industries Limited and Managing Director/Chief Executive, Masenterp Nigeria Limited.
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Professor Chukuka Enwemeka
He is a Professor, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at San Diego State University, California, United States of America. Prior to this appointment, he was the Professor and Dean, College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, United States of America.
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Jeffery Efeyini
He is an experienced and well-rounded international banker, international trade expert and financial services professional with a powerful entrepreneurial streak, combined with risk aversion and with an eye to the “bottom line”.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Professor O. Ibidapo-Obe
Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe (FAAS, FTWAS, FAS, FAEng, OFR) a Distinguished Professor of Systems Engineering and former Vice Chancellor (2000-2007) of the University of Lagos and former Vice Chancellor of the new Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo Ebonyi State Nigeria (2011-2016); was the President of the Nigerian Academy of Science from 2009-2013. He attended the University of Lagos from 1968-1971.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Gabriel Ita Asuquo Ukpeh
Mr. Ukpeh is an internationally acclaimed consultant in business strategy, risk management, process re-engineering and financial services, who was, until recently, a Senior Partner and Risk Quality Leader for Africa at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – ENGR. MUSTAFA BELLO
Engr. Mustafa Bello graduated with B.Engr. (Civil Engineering), from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria in 1978 with Second Class Upper Division and won the Shell prize for best project and thesis for Faculty of Engineering in 1978.