Dr Adaora Umeoji

The newly appointed Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Adaora Umeoji, assumed duty at the bank’s head office in Lagos on Monday.

The company revealed this in a video shared on its Facebook page on Monday. The caption read, “Dame (Dr.) Adaora Umeoji OON, Group Managing Director / CEO, Zenith Bank Plc, arrives Zenith Bank Head Office in Lagos.”

The company’s secretary, Michael Otu, disclosed in a statement that Umeoji’s appointment was effective June 1.

Umeoji takes over from the former GMD, Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, whose time in office expired on May 31.

Before this appointment, Umeoji has been the Deputy Managing Director of the bank since October 28, 2016 and has close to 30 years of banking experience, of which 26 years have been with Zenith Bank.

Her appointment also makes her the first female MD of the bank.

Credit: Facebook| Zenith Bank Plc

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