Leadership

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

Management​

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.

Kenneth Orji
Board Chairman
Isong Udom
MD/CEO
Oliver Alawuba
Member
Hon. Kwamena Bartels
Member
Ebele Ogbue
General Manager, Wholesale Banking (Anglophone)
Isong Udom
MD/CEO
Adedayo Marcus Adesipo
Chief Operating Officer
Chiedu Okonta
Country Chief Inspector
Phillip Odoom
Head, Compliance
Evans Amenyo Sallah
Head, Internal Control
Kwame Aduansere
Head, Information Technology
Ugochukwu Abanum
Chief Finance Officer
Jocelyn Emma Ackon
Head, Human Capital Management
Nkechi Akunyuli
Regional Treasurer, West African 1
Peter Dery
Head, Wholesale Banking

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.

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.

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