Nigeria’s premier bank, Firstbank Nigeria Plc has appointed Abdullahi Ibrahim, its former Group Executive, Retail Banking North as an Executive Director.
The bank in a statement issued earlier today, said the appointment is in line with its strong corporate governance credentials and best practice, which has won the bank recognition both locally and internationally.
A brief profile of Abdullahi Ibrahim on FirstBank’s official website shows that he was previously Group Executive, Technology and Services overseeing the Bank’s Information Technology and Services Functions. He also served as Group Executive Retail banking North from December 2012 up until his appointment as Group Executive, Technology and Services. He was the pioneer Group Head, Manufacturing Group in the erstwhile Institutional Banking Group of the bank.
Prior to joining FirstBank, he was Area Manager subsequently Group Head, Telecommunications, Information Technology and Transport Group in Corporate Banking at the then NAL Merchant Bank. He also worked at United Bank Africa where he left in 2001 as a Senior Manager in Corporate and Consumer Banking. Abdullahi is an Honorary Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB) and an Alumni of Lagos Business School (Advanced Management Program). He is also a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD). He is married with children and loves reading, photography and horse riding.