Zenith Bank Appoints Dr. Adaora As Its First Female GMD

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Zenith Bank Appoints Dr. Adaora As Its First Female GMD
Zenith Bank Appoints Dr. Adaora As Its First Female GMD

Dr. Adaora Umeoji, the recently appointed Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc, started work at the bank’s Lagos headquarters on Monday.

She becomes the bank’s first female MD with her appointment. This was disclosed by the business in a video that was posted on Facebook on Monday.

It was captioned “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, reportedly said in a statement that Umeoji’s appointment took effect on June 1st, according to local brand news.

Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, the outgoing GMD, whose term ended on May 31, is replaced by Umeoji.

Umeoji has about thirty years of banking experience, of which twenty-six have been with Zenith Bank. Prior to this appointment, he served as the bank’s deputy managing director from October 28, 2016.