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Executive management positions- MD/CEO, COO, executive director, etc. 1 200 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2001
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA
From 0 to 2000
UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS
From 0 to 1988
UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
Languages:
English

Experience

DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR
CENTRAL CEMENT & LOGISTICS LIMITED
November 2013 - Present Day (3 years 6 months)

Anchoring a strategic partnership involving Central Cement & Logistics Limited and LAFARGE Cement Wapco Nigeria PLC aimed at expanding current size in North-Central Region of Nigeria

DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
CENTRAL CEMENT & LOGISTICS LIMITED
November 2012 - Present Day (4 years 6 months)

Anchoring the execution of a strategic partnership with LAFARGE Cement Wapco Nigeria PLC to achieve deeper penetration and rapid expansion of the major markets in Nigeria

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO)
FIRST INDEPENDENT GLOBAL GROUP
March 2011 - October 2012 (1 year 8 months)

 Management Partner in the transformation/ turnaround of some indigenous Conglomerates and Business Enterprises engaged in Financial Services, Mortgage Banking, Real Estate Development, Telecommunications, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Foods, Beverages & Tobacco as well as Hospitality

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT:

Gross Turnover of a turned-around local Conglomerate almost TRIPLED to N122.27 Billion from a previous N47.41 Billion following aggressive growth initiatives

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
GLOBACOM COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED
November 2009 - February 2011 (1 year 4 months)

 Director of Special Business Development overseeing the Company’s strategic Business Development Units across the country!

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT:

Increased MONTHLY Sales Revenue from N3.78Billion to N18.56Billion in 12 months!

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
EQUITORIAL TRUST BANK LIMITED
July 2008 - October 2009 (1 year 3 months)

 Head-hunted by KPMG Consultants for appointment as EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR responsible for the Bank’s Market Penetration, Business Development and Revenue Enhancement in the CORPORATE, COMMERCIAL & INVESTMENT BANKING Directorate across the entire network! (This Appointment was duly APPROVED by the Central Bank of Nigeria)

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS:

 Balance Sheet size expanded rapidly from N8.12 Billion to N21.92 Billion!

 NET Earnings thereof increased substantially from N1.6 Billion to N7.75 Billion!

 The Bank's Market Share in the LARGE Corporate & Institutional Clients grew significantly from an initial 3.2% to 9.8% within 3 months of leading the Directorate!

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO)
ABBEY BUIDING SOCIETY PLC (MORTGAGE BANKERS)
April 2007 - July 2008 (1 year 4 months)
  • Anchored the transformational re-launch and market expansion project of Nigeria’s premier, largest and most-capitalised non-aligned mortgage banking institution

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS: Growth of 220% in all Performance Indices attained in 8 months! Initiated and anchored the foreign equity investment of World-class Financial Institutions (FMO & IFC), thereby leading the Bank to become an INTERNATIONAL BRAND (the 1st Nigerian mortgage bank to hold foreign equity investment), AND simultaneously floating the Bank’s Shares on the Stock Exchange!

VICE PRESIDENT/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO)
AQUILA CAPITAL LIMITED
September 2006 - March 2007 (7 months)

 Vice President/COO of the investment banking & credit management company with an entrepreneurial responsibility for deal sourcing and execution

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: Grew the fledgling Company’s Balance Sheet size and attendant NET Earnings by over 80% in 6 months through quality Capital Issues & Privatization Mandates. Attracted UNSECURED long-term foreign Loan of AFRICINVEST FINANCIAL SERVICES FUND

FROM ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER TO DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER
NUB INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED/ FIRST INLAND BANK PLC
July 2003 - August 2006 (3 years 2 months)

 Deputy General Manager (Corporate Banking/ Strategic Business Development) - focusing on Multinationals/Conglomerates, Energy, Power, Telecommunication, Technology, Transport, Aviation, Construction and Mortgage Business

 Assistant General Manager/ Regional Manager (FCT, Abuja & North Business Segment)

 Led and managed a team of both Credit/Marketing and Operations Officers/Relationship Managers in the pursuit of customers and business transactions in the Federal Capital Territory and neighboring business areas.

 Assistant General Manager/ Regional Manager (Lagos & South West Business Segment)

 Managed a team of both Credit/Marketing and Operations Offices/transactions in Lagos/South West areas.

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: Achieved a 65% market penetration in Lagos & South West, for a predominantly Northern-based Bank (NUB International Bank), and grew the branch network from ONE to SEVEN within 5 months! All Performance Indices also grew by 122% during the same period!! Additionally, the quality of assets and earnings was rated by the Monetary cum Regulatory Authorities to be the BEST under a consolidation of 4 Banks that produced First Inland Bank PLC.

SENIOR MANAGER
DEVCOM BANK LIMITED
June 2003 - July 2003 (2 months)

 Senior Manager (Corporate & Commercial Banking)

 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: Developed a relatively new entrant into corporate/ commercial banking to become a clearly dominant brand in the IKEJA Business Segment. Deposit investments increased DRAMATICALLY from N23 MILLION to N880 MILLION in less than ONE MONTH! Ditto for Net Profit which stood at N3.2 Million from a NET LOSS of N5.35 Million!

SENIOR MANAGER
ACCESS BANK PLC
February 2002 - May 2003 (1 year 4 months)

 Senior Manager, Corporate & Commercial Banking (South East Region)

 Designed a highly competitive product portfolio and management strategy for a deep penetration of the South Eastern business market

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS: Market Share increased from 8% to 17% in 4 months! All the loss-making Branches were restored to PROFITABILITY within 2 months!

Additional information

About Me

I am an accomplished Banker, Marketing Strategist and Business Builder of TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS PROVEN WORK EXPERIENCE, WITH FIFTEEN (15) YEARS AT SENIOR & EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT LEVELS, INCLUDING BOARD-LEVEL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR POSITIONS ACROSS SEVERAL INDUSTRIES!

I have, therefore, acquired the needed Board-Level Experience to manage both Shareholders internally, as well as the external Stakeholders in a typical business environment.

I HAVE EXTENSIVE LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONTACTS WITH A VERY STRONG CLOUT IN THE THE SEVERAL INDUSTRIES AND MARKETS OF ACQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE. ADDITIONALLY, I PLAYED KEY LEADERSHIP ROLES IN THE TURNAROUND CUM TRANSFORMATION OF SEVERAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA, RESULTING IN UNPRECEDENTED BUSINESS EXPANSION/GROWTH COUPLED WITH AN ENLARGED MARKET SHARE!