Nigeria’s leading bank, Zenith Bank Plc as announced the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu to its Board of Directors as the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank Plc. The appointment takes effect from June 1, 2019 subject to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) approval. He replaces Mr. Peter Amangbo, whose tenure expires on May 31, 2019.
While disclosing the appointments, the bank made known that, “The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming leaders from within.
Prior to this appointment, he has been the Deputy Managing Director of the bank since October 28, 2016 and he has earned close to thirty (30) years cognate banking experience of which seventeen (17) years has been with Zenith Bank.
Mr. Onyeagwu is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Oxford, England, from where he obtained a postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy, and certificate in Macroeconomics. He also undertook extensive executive level Business Education in Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia Business School of Columbia University, and the Harvard Business School of Harvard University, all in the United States of America, as well as Lagos Business School of the Pan Africa University, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Accounting and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA).