Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Gregory Ovie Jobome Becomes ED, Risk Management Division at Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Dr. Gregory Ovie Jobome as its new Executive Director, Risk Management Division.

The bank in a statement filed with the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday described Dr. Jobome as a thorough bred banking profession with excellent academic pedigree, who obtained a First Class Degree in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in 1986 and a Distinction in Master of Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1990.

"Dr. Jobome also obtained a Master of Science Degree (1994) and a Doctorate Degree (2002) both in Economics and a Finance from Loughborough University, UK.

“He has over 25 years of work experience obtained from Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, University of Liverpool Management School, Manchester Business School and Access Bank Plc.”

Commenting on the appointment, Chairman of Access Bank, Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga said: “We are very delighted to welcome Dr. Jobome on the Board of Access Bank. He brings on board a very rich banking industry, academic cum board room experience relevant to our bank. These Skills will no doubt support our Bank’s quest to become the World’s Most Respected African Bank.”

The statement further noted that Dr. Jobome was instrumental to the many giant strides attained by the bank in the risk management space.

“Dr, Jobome is a highly sought after resource person and has held several key industry leadership position including: Director, CRC Credit Bureau Ltd, President Risk Management Association of Nigeria between 2012 and 2015, Member, Working Group on Regulatory Reforms of the Institute of International Finance, Member, Capacity Building Committee, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Member, Board of Trustee, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria and Member, Chief Risk Officers Forum.”

Dr. Jobome Joined Access Bank Plc in July 2010 as a General Manager and Chief Risk Officer. Prior to joining the bank, he was a risk Management consultant to Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.

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