Access Bank has announced the appointment of Mr. Abba Mamman Tor Habib, as Non-Executive Director. Mr. Habib isa thorough bred banking professional with 20 years banking experience 15 of which were spent with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc where he voluntarily retired in 2008 as an Executive Director. His experience in Guaranty Trust Bank spanned across Corporate Banking and Risk Management. Mr. Habib has since 2008 been the Managing Director of Gremcoh Services Limited his family owned agriculture and real estate enterprise.
He holds a First Class Bachelor of Science degree in Agric Economics from University of Maiduguri (1986) and Master of Science in Banking and Finance from Bayero University Kano (1997). Mr Habib has attended several Executive Development programmes in leading institutions including African Development Bank, Harvard, IMD, D.C Gardner London and Insead.
His appointment is subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bank’s shareholders.
Commenting on the appointment, Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga the Chairman of Access Bank said:
“We are very delighted to welcome Abba on the Board of Access Bank. He brings on board a very rich professional and board level experience relevant to our Bank and our industry. These skills will no doubt support our Bank’s quest to become the World’s Most Respected African Bank.”
With this appointment, Access Bank’s board is made up of 15 Directors, 7 of which are Executive while 8 are Non-Executive, 2 of whom are Independents.
ABOUT ACCESS BANK
Access Bank Plc is a full service commercial Bank operating through a network of 350 branches and service outlets located in major centres across Nigeria, Sub Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom. Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1998, the Bank serves its various markets through 5 business segments: Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Business Banking, Personal Banking, Operations and IT Divisions.
The Bank has over 800,000 shareholders including several Nigerian and International Institutional Investors.As part of its continued growth strategy, Access Bank is focused on mainstreaming sustainable business practices into its operations. The Bank strives to deliver sustainable economic growth that is profitable, environmentally responsible and socially relevant.