The Board of Directors of Ecobank Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Jibril J. Aku as the new Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Aku was the Executive Director in charge of Treasury & Financial Institutions.
Jibril Aku has over 26 years experience in banking with 17 at senior management levels.
He holds both BSc. and Masters Degrees in Business Administration.
His banking career included key positions in Capital markets, Foreign Exchange, Treasury Management, Operations and Technology.
He had previously worked for 16 years with Citibank Nigeria and was Executive Director Afribank Nigeria Plc between June 2003 and December 2005.
Aku is taking over from Mr. Offong Ambah who has since been elevated to Group Executive Director, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated in charge of Ecobank Capital.
Ecobank Capital is responsible for overseeing all Ecobank Group treasury, investment banking and asset management businesses across the Ecobank Group 29 country network.
Commenting on his appointment, Aku said he is committed to enhanced efficiency that will bring about customer satisfaction as well as creating improved shareholder value.
Also appointed are three new Executive Directors namely, Ibironke Wilson Executive Director, Finance and Administration; Morenike Adepoju, Executive Director & Regional Head Lagos and West; and Jolone Okorodudu Executive Director & Regional Head South- East/South-South.
Mrs. Wilson is a Chartered Accountant with over 11 years audit experience with Coopers and Lybrand and over 15 years banking experience at senior management levels in different positions within the Ecobank Group.
Mrs. Adepoju has over 20 years banking experience, 14 of which at senior management positions, and was until this appointment, the Managing Director of Ecobank Liberia .
Ms. Okorodudu has 24 years banking experience, 15 of which in senior management positions within the Ecobank Group.She was until her appointment, the Managing Director, Ecobank Gambia.