Leadership

The Group is led by a Board comprising a Chairman, independent Non-Executive Directors and Executive Directors.

Leadership

The management team of the group is made up of a crop of seasoned and industry-recognized professionals, with diverse (but complementary) skills in various backgrounds, as well as depth of experience (garnered from national and international institutions). Over the years, these executives have brought their knowledge, experience and leadership to bear on the development and delivery of solutions (through products and services) to meet the needs of our customers and, in the process, contributing to sustaining the performance of the group till date.

Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N
Chairman
Amb Joseph C. Keshi O.O.N
Vice Chairman
Kennedy Uzoka
Group Managing Director/CEO
Oliver Alawuba
CEO, UBA Africa
Dan Okeke
Executive Director, Abuja and North Central bank, Nigeria
Mr. Chiugo Ndubisi
Executive Director, Treasury & International Banking
Chukwuma Nweke
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Uche Ike
Executive Director, Risk Management, Governance and Compliance
Ibrahim Puri
Executive Director, North Bank, Nigeria
Liadi Ayoku
Executive Director, Lagos and West Bank, Nigeria
Isaac Olukayode Fasola
Non-Executive Director
Owanari Duke
Non-Executive Director
Samuel Oni, FCA
Non-Executive Director
Erelu Angela Adebayo
Non-Executive Director
Alhaji Abdulqadir Jeli Bello
Non-Executive Director​
Angela Aneke
Non-Executive Director
Kennedy Uzoka
Group Managing Director/CEO
Bili Odum
Group Company Secretary
Oliver Alawuba
CEO, UBA Africa
Amie Ndiaye Sow
Regional CEO, West Africa 2
Martin Che
Regional CEO, CEMAC Africa
Abiola Bawuah
Regional CEO, West Africa 1
Adesola Yomi-Ajayi
CEO, UBA NY
Patrick Gutmann
CEO, UBA UK
Dominique Mahend
CEO, UBA Cameroon
Noellie Tiendrebeogo
CEO, UBA Burkina Faso
Noubasra Natolban
CEO, UBA Chad
Vincent Ngimbock
CEO, UBA Congo Brazzaville
Patrick Kabisi
CEO, UBA Congo DRC
Gbenga Makinde
CEO, UBA Benin
Sarata Kone
CEO, UBA Cote d'ivoire
Chioma Mang
CEO, UBA Gabon
Tony Odeigah
CEO, UBA Guinea
Eric Saah
CEO, UBA Senegal
Adeyemi Adeleke
CEO, UBA Kenya
Nkechi Arizor
CEO, UBA Liberia
Rotimi Morohunfola
CEO, UBA Mozambique
Chinedu Obeta
CEO, UBA Sierra Leone
Usman Isiaka
CEO, UBA Tanzania
Johnson Agoreyo
CEO, Uganda
Emeka Dimanochie
CEO, Zambia
Alhassane Sissoko
CEO, UBA Mali
René-Laurent Alciator
HEAD, UBA REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE & GLOBAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
Dan Okeke
Executive Director, ABUJA AND NORTH CENTRAL BANK
Mr. Chiugo Ndubisi
Executive Director, Treasury & International Banking
Chukwuma Nweke
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Uche Ike
Executive Director, Risk Management, Governance and Compliance
Ibrahim Puri
Executive Director, North Bank, Nigeria
Liadi Ayoku
Executive Director, Lagos and West Bank, Nigeria
Muyiwa Akinyemi
General Manager, Corporate Bank
Ebele Ogbue
General Manager, Energy Bank
Michelle Nwoga
Group Head, Marketing & Customer Experience
Bola Atta
Group Head, Corporate Communications
Mudasiru Sanusi
Group Head, Group Internal Control
Patricia Aderibigbe
Group Head, Human Resources
Franklyn Bennie
Group Chief Compliance Officer
Gboyega Sadiq
Group Chief Internal Auditor
Emem Usoro
Head, Strategic Business Group, Lagos
Emmanuel Onokpasa
Group Treasurer
Ugo A. Nwaghodoh
Group Chief Finance Officer

We have a diverse but complementary team

Over the years, these executives have brought their knowledge, experience and leadership to bear on the development and delivery of solutions (through products and services) to meet the needs of our customers.

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Our People

At UBA, we realise that our people remain our most valuable assets. Our people are our competitive edge in a highly dynamic and competitive banking environment. We have invested in the best performance management systems to ensure our people always have the cutting-edge skills to excel in what they do.
We also have in place financial and non-financial incentive schemes, including a staff recognition scheme to reward our high-performance staff members for excelling in their duties.

Our staff is multicultural, multilingual, and highly diverse in outlook, reflecting the richness and diversity of the 22 countries we operate in. Our people strategy is hinged on always seeking to employ the best people, and creating a conducive environment for them to excel in their work and to delight customers, while providing competitive remuneration and reward systems to retain our best hands.
UBA employees are fondly referred to as the ‘UBA Lions and Lionesses’, reflecting the confidence with which they deliver financial solutions to the bank’s customers.