Zenith Bank Appoints Henry Oroh Executive Director, Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent Non-Executive Director – IT NEWS NIGERIA

Zenith Bank Appoints Henry Oroh Executive Director, Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent Non-Executive Director – IT NEWS NIGERIA

IT
NEWS NIGERIA:

The
Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Henry
Oroh as Executive Director of the bank. The appointment is consistent with the
bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming leaders from within.

Also,
the Board has approved the appointment of Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, FCA, as an
Independent Non-Executive Director.

Both
appointments are effective September 1, 2019, and have been approved by the
Central Bank of Nigeria.

Henry
Oroh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Benin, Edo
State and an MBA from the Lagos State University as well as an LLB Degree from
the University of Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an honorary member of the Chartered Institute
of Bankers (CIBN), Nigeria.

He has over two decades of banking experience. He began his banking career in 1992 at Citibank where he served for seven (7) years in Operations, Treasury and Marketing.

He
joined Zenith Bank in February 1999 and has worked in various Groups and Departments
within the Zenith Group Office. His expertise spans Operations, Information
Technology, Treasury, Marketing, including the Manufacturing, Food and Beverages,
Pharmaceuticals, Oil and Gas, Public Sector, Consumer, as well as Corporate
Banking and Business Development.

In
April 2012, he was seconded to Zenith Bank Ghana Limited as an Executive
Director and became the Managing Director/ Chief Executive in February 2016,
where he successfully spearheaded the phenomenal growth of the Zenith Brand
both within the Ghana market and the West African sub-region.

Henry
has attended several Leadership Programmes and Executive Management Courses at
the Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School, New York, University of
Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, HEC Paris, JP Morgan Chase, UK and the
Lagos Business School.

He
comes to the Board of Zenith Bank Plc with strong competencies in Credit &
Marketing, Operations, Information Technology, Treasury and impressive
Leadership skills.

Dr.
Al-Mujtaba Abubakar is currently the Managing Director of Apt Pensions Funds
Managers Limited.

He
is a graduate of the Leeds Polytechnic, UK. He is a renowned Chartered
Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

Dr.
Abubakar has extensive and tremendous experience in the financial services
industry, audit and consulting. He worked with the firm of Akintola Williams
Deloitte between January 2000 and November 2008, and rose to become the Partner
and Board Member of West Africa sub-region. Prior to this, he had served on the
Board of several financial institutions in Nigeria.

He
has attended several management and leadership training programmes and
conferences both within and outside the country.

He
brings to the Board of the bank tremendous track record in Risk Management,
Credit & Marketing, Auditing and very outstanding leadership skills.

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