Nigeria CBN Governor, UBA GMD, Others Convene to Discuss Global Economy
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa Plc, Oliver Alawuba, with other global economic leaders and experts lead the discourse on global economic trends at the UBA Group International Banking Conference, 2022 taking place in New York, USA.
The four-day event which began on 17th October is being hosted by UBA America and will be coming to a close on 21st October.
The highly anticipated event will see the convergence of senior representatives from leading African banks, Sovereigns, Central bankers and key players in the US financial space.
Other speakers at the event will include the Executive Director UBA Group and Chief Executive Officer, UBA America, Sola Yomi-Ajayi; Director & Global Head Trade Finance, Afrexim Bank, Gwen Mwaba; Director, Regulatory and Finance Crimes Compliance, Exiger, Derik Riesche; as well as a host of other notable financial, non-financial and compliance experts.
Sola Yomi-Ajayi, the host of the event expressed the Bank’s readiness to welcome participants from all over the world to the conference and announced that delegates would also have the opportunity to network while also acquiring tactical strategies to transform their Correspondent Banking initiatives and unlock new business opportunities.
According to a statement, participants in this conference would seek to address pressing financial challenges while also brainstorming on solutions to the industry’s key challenges and opportunities. They would also explore Correspondent Banking innovations in a rapidly evolving international banking ecosystem as well as issues around, trade finance, US Dollar clearing and payments, cross-border and transit payments.
Yomi-Ajayi said, “Given our presence in key global financial centres particularly in New York where UBA is the only African bank with a US Federal Banking licence, UBA is providing much needed Correspondent Banking solutions to African Financial Institutions thereby contributing to the development of Africa and providing access to global financial markets”.
The 2022 UBA Group International Banking Conference also aims to deepen the relationship between UBA’s international offices and other African Banks.
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