Upon the Consent of the Board of Directors of Herritage Bank Plc and Central Bank of Nigeria Akinola George Taylor has been Promoted as Acting Managing Director for the Heritage Bank Plc
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone – Akinola George Taylor, will be supervising all Heritage’s banking operations across Nigeria. And will bogart from Dr. Ifie Sekibo who fulfilled a ten (10) years term at the bank.
Being a competent banker with over two decades working in the banking and financial services sector, Akinola George-Taylor has an illustrated track record in managing multi-billion Naira operations.
He commenced his banking career in 1993 with GTBank where George -Taylor rose to the position of Executive Director in charge of Public Sector Group, Abuja & North Central. Whilst at the Bank, he has wielded several positions in different business sectors.
He was again the Managing Director of GTBank in Sierra Leone between 2005 to 2009. In addition to George -Taylor’s assignment as Acting Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Osepiribo Ben-Willie and George Oko-Oboh were also announced as Executive Directors.
Osepiribo Ben-Willie is an accomplished banker with over two decades of experience and she has been leading business transformation initiatives at numerous levels within the financial service space. Ben-Willie is currently the Directorate Head South-South, South-East & Private Wealth Management Team in Heritage Bank Plc. She has worked in the following banking institutions Credite Bank Nigeria Limited, Diamond Bank, Zenith Bank and Stanbic IBTC.
George Oko-Oboh currently leads the Abuja and North Directorate Business of Heritage Bank Plc where he plays a key role in the business growth and daily operations of all businesses and transactions as it connects to his area of supervision. Oko-Oboh is an accomplished financial service professional with over two decades of banking experience functioning in various leading business roles spanning Retail, SME, Commercial, Public Sector, Collections, Funding Advisory and Corporate Negotiations.
The newly appointed Acting Managing Director and his team of Executive Directors began their respective tenors on Monday 12th September 2022.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent