By JOHNMARK UKOKO
Following the successful listing of Access Holdings Plc, as ACCESSCORP on the Nigerian Exchange Limited, the board of Access Holdings has announced the composition of its members.
In the new board composition of ACCESSCORP as the parent entity of Access Bank Plc and related group companies, it named Bababode Olukayode Osunkoya as Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director.
Osunkoya is a seasoned professional with over 30 years experience spanning banking, accounting, asset leasing and consulting. He is the Managing Partner at Abax-OOSA Professionals (Chartered Accountants). Prior to this, he worked as the Principal Partner of Bababode Osunkoya & Co from 1994-2007, The Trumpet gathered.
It also named Dr. Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe as Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Wigwe is a transformational leader, seasoned banker and financial expert with over three decades of professional experience.
He joined Access Bank in March 2002 as Deputy Managing Director to co-lead its transformation to world-class financial services provider and became its Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer in 2014.
Others are Abubakar Aribidesi Jimoh (Independent Non-Executive Director); Mrs. Fatimah Bintah BelloIsmail (Independent Non-Executive Director); Mrs. Ojinika Nkechinyelu Olaghere (Non-Executive Director); Olusegun Babalola Ogbonewo (Non-Executive Director); Roosevelt Ogbonna (Non-Executive Director); Oluseyi Kolawole Kumapayi (Non-Executive Director) and Bolaji Olaitan Agbede (Executive Director).