Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Chairman, Wapic Insurance

Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is a seasoned banker whose career spans over two decades. He spent over 10 years at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GT Bank) and resigned in 2001 to lead a dynamic team of accomplished bankers as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc. with the mandate to transform the bank into a world-class financial services provider.

Mr. Aig-Imoukhuede’s visionary leadership inspired Access Bank’s rapid and unprecedented growth over the past decade and has seen the Bank develop to rank amongst the top four banks in Nigeria.

He was awarded with the prestigious African Banker of the Year Award by IC Publications, publisher of the African Banker Magazine in 2013. In 2012, he emerged the winner of the “2011 Ernst & Young West Africa Entrepreneur of The Year” award. Aigboje has served the nation in different capacities where his contributions and insights have facilitated the achievement of set goals. This includes his current membership in the National Economic Management Team.

He was awarded the prestigious National Honour, Commander of the Order of the Niger, in recognition of his contributions to the development of the Nigerian economy. Aigboje is an alumnus of Harvard Business School Executive Management Programme.

He holds LLB and BL degrees from the University of Benin and the Nigeria Law School respectively. He is an honorary fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

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