Heritage Bank Plc has appointed Mr Akinola George-Taylor as acting Managing Director. A statement by Mr Ozena Utulu, Ag. Group Head, Corporate Communications, Heritage Bank, on Monday in Lagos, said the appointment took effect from Sept. 12.
The statement said the appointment followed the approval of the Board of Directors of Heritage Bank and the Central Bank of Nigeria.
It said the bank was poised for its next phase of transformation. The new Acting Managing Director will be overseeing all Heritage’s banking operations across Nigeria. George-Taylor will take over from Dr Ifie Sekibo who served his 10 years tenure at the bank, said the statement.
It added that George-Taylor was an experienced banker with over two decades working in the banking and financial services sector, with a proven track record in managing multi-billion Naira operations.
“He started his banking career in 1993 with GTBank where he rose to the position of Executive Director in charge of Public Sector Group, Abuja and North Central. Whilst at the Bank, he held various positions in different business sectors.
“He was also the Managing Director of GTBank in Sierra Leone between 2005 to 2009,” continued the statement. The bank also appointed Osepiribo Ben-Willie and George Oko-Oboh as Executive Directors.
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