Access Bank Plc appoints Chizoma Okoli as new Executive Director


Access Bank has announced the appointment of Mrs Chizoma Okoli, as Executive Director, Business Banking Division.

Mrs Okoli commenced her banking career as an Executive Trainee in the Operations Unit of Diamond Bank Plc in April 1992 and served in various capacities in the Bank until her appointment as an Executive Director in Diamond Bank in September 2016.

Access Bank Plc appoints Chizoma Okoli as new Executive Director - Brand Spur

She is a 1989 law graduate from the University of Benin and was called to the Nigerian Bar in December 1990. She holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, Coventry, UK. Mrs. Okoli has attended various courses in Nigeria and abroad Including the Advanced Management Programme of Wharton Executive Education, University of Pennsylvania and the Senior Management Programme of the Lagos Business School. She is also an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

Her appointment has been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Herbert Wigwe the Group Managing Director of Access Bank said:

“We are very delighted to welcome Mrs. Okoli to the Board of Access Bank. She brings on board very deep banking industry and board room experience relevant to our Bank. Her appointment will no doubt improve the skill set and diversity of our Board and support our quest to become the World’s Most Respected African Bank and Africa’s Gateway to the World.”