diversity. Our diversity
varies not only from one country to another, but within each country as
well: our different cultures, languages, fashion, jollof rice and various
UBA, we recognize that a diverse workforce is a manifestation of a versatile
market that has such huge potentials for growth. In order to spread the network of growth and
prosperity throughout the African market, we must acknowledge the diverse needs
and harness the strengths of each culture.
footprint in 20 African countries, UBA operates as one tribe of different
cultures, bringing together the best talent from across the continent.
group board and subsidiary boards are represented by a brilliant blend of
seasoned African professionals who are also distinguished leaders. The boards emphasizes different voices, gender
and culture whilst integrating contrasting insights. It is a demonstration
of our commitment to being Africa’s Global Bank.
are focused on the gender equality agenda also and ast year, two female board members, Erelu Angela Adebayo and Angela
Aneke were appointed to the group board.
the start of this new decade, UBA’s group board announced new
appointments that align with our transformation journey because we
understand that market dominance is not a given, it is earned.
new appointees subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria,
are, Abdoul-Aziz Dia; Executive Director Treasury and International Banking,
Oliver Alawuba; CEO, Africa, Chukwuma Nweke: Group ED, Retail Banking and
Payments and Chiugo Ndubuisi Group ED and GCOO. These new roles and appointments
illustrate the criticality of our international businesses across Africa and
born Abdoul-Aziz Dia stands out as one in the group who embodies
our diversity. He joined us as a non-Executive Director of the board
last year will henceforth, take up the role of Executive Director Treasury and
Dia, a Senegalese citizen, who is fluent in 6 languages (French, English,
Romanian, German, Wolof and Fulani) has over 25 years of banking experience
garnered from several countries across the globe, including the United Kingdom,
France, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Senegal, Kenya and Cote D’Ivoire. He has worked
in senior management positions at international financial institutions such as
the African Development Bank, Citigroup, Standard Chartered, Ecobank and UBA
and has served in the capacity of Executive Director on various company Boards
in Africa and in Europe. He holds a Master’s Degree in Statistics and Financial
Mathematics from ENSAE in Paris, France- A fine addition to our already diverse
brings a wealth of diverse experience to the group.
a Pan African Bank, it is our goal to remain deeply committed to the markets in
which we operate and to harness the potential represented by the wider African
economy. We can only do this by recognizing the many strengths and talents that
abound on the continent and within the UBA group.
is truly a pan African bank.