Access Bank appoints Ogbonna as Group DMD
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the appointment of Mr. Roosevelt Michael Ogbonna as Group Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of Access Bank Plc. He replaces Obinna Nwosu who recently resigned his appointment to pursue other personal endeavours.
Ogbonna began his banking career as an investment banker 20 years ago and has worked across the treasury, risk management, commercial and corporate banking functions at leading financial institutions over the years.
He joined Access Bank in 2002 and during this time, implemented strategies across different divisions that increased market share and more than doubled the group’s balance sheet.
Prior to now, Ogbonna served as Divisional Head, Commercial Banking and subsequently rose to the position of Executive Director, Commercial Banking, a position he had held since October 2013.
Ogbonna has a BSc degree in Banking & Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is an alumnus of the Senior Executives Fellows programme at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and has attended various Executive Management Development programs at leading global institutions.
He is a Non-Executive Director of Access Bank (Zambia) and the Access Bank (United Kingdom) and is also a member of reputable professional organisations including the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and the Future Leaders Group of the Institute of International Finance.