VG Pensions announces Ukpevo new managing director
Veritas Glanvills Pensions Limited (VG Pensions), has appointed Godson Ukpevo, as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
Head of Investment, Ugbede Nelson Attah, who disclosed this in a statement, said that Godson has resumed duty.
Nelson said Ukpevo emerged as the best person for the position after a meticulous recruitment process, and subsequent approval from the National Pension Commission (PenCom).
“The new Chief Executive Officer brings to VG Pensions over two decades of cognate work experience in functional areas across financial services, relationship management, risk management, business development, change management, financial reporting, and budgeting. With robust experience cutting across private and public sectors, Godson possesses invaluable experience and knowledge to lead the Company to greater heights.
“Godson played strategic and pioneer roles in the reforms of the Nigerian Pension industry, in particular, the old Defined Benefit Scheme of the Federal Government, as the pioneer Director and head of the ivil Service Pension Department of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD.
Prior to joining VG Pensions, Godson’s career progressed steadily over time across different organizations and in different capacities,” Nelson said.
He further noted that Godson had worked in several companies like Ecobank Nigeria Limited, First City Monument Bank Plc., Citizens International Bank and Clay Grounds Agro Allied Co. (Nigeria) Limited (Member, AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited).
“He attended Notre Dame College, Ozoro, Delta State for his West African School Certificate (WAEC). He proceeded to the University of Benin, Benin City where he bagged his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology & Anthropology, thereafter he obtained an MBA in Marketing at the Enugu State University of Technology and another Masters in Banking and Finance from the University of Lagos.
Head of Investment further stated that members of the senior management team and staff are excited to have Godson on board and are positive that his experience would count in providing strategic leadership for the organisation.
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