Obong Idiong becomes Heirs Technologies new CEO, Chima chair

Heirs Technologies, a digital transformation company, has appointed Obong Idiong as its Chief Executive Officer.

Idiong brings considerable experience in the technology sector and a visionary approach to this role.  Prior to joining Heirs Technologies, he served as the Managing Director/CEO at Africa Prudential Plc, where he spearheaded the digital transformation of its registrar services and repositioned the company as an agile and technology-driven organisation.

In addition, Heirs Technologies appointed Dr. Fumbi Chima as its Chair. She has served as CIO in global companies including Adidas, Fox Network Group, Burberry Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc. Asia business operations, and American Express’ Global Corporate Technologies.

Idiong has held a series of senior management roles, including at the United Bank for Africa Plc and Heirs Holdings Limited.

Heirs Technologies is the latest subsidiary of Heirs Holdings aimed at empowering Africa’s digital transformation through innovative and locally tailored solutions. In addition, the company offers locally relevant enterprise solutions to enable companies scale and transform their services.  The company is committed to developing local talent through tailored skills development programmes.

Idiong stated: “We are proud to bring Heirs Holdings’ core values and business approach to the tech sector, leading with excellence, execution, and enterprise. We are committed to bridging an enormous gap in the technology ecosystem by delivering local relevance to a global market and offering cutting-edge solutions to enable our customers to become more competitive.”

Commenting on her appointment, Chima said, “I’m pleased to be a part of this movement to unlock Africa’s potential.  Having worked in technology leadership roles across global organisations, I am confident that Heirs Technologies will create the impact that will improve lives and transform the continent.”

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