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Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe Biography, his age, wiki, wife, Real Name, Career, net worth

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Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe Biography, his age, wiki, wife, Real Name, Career, net worth

Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe Biography, his age, wiki, wife, Real Name, Career, net worth

Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe Biography, his age, wiki, wife, Real Name, Career, net worth

Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe, according to records, was born on 15 August 1966, in Isiokpo, Rivers State, lived in Oyo State, Nigeria.

Who he got married to & number of children

Wigwe was married to Chizoba Wigwe (née Nwuba) and had four children.

Educational Background

His father headed the Nigerian Television Authority know as NTA and his mother was a nurse. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1987, earned a bachelor’s degree in accountancy.

In 1990, he was previleged to acquire the British council scholarship to study at the University College of North Wales (currently Bangor University), acquired a Master of Arts in banking and finance in the year 1991. He further went on to acquire MSc in financial economics from the University of London in the year 1996.

His Early career Journey

Onyewumbu Wigwe embarked on his professional journey at Coopers & Lybrand Associates, an esteemed global firm of Chartered Accountants.

Spending over a decade at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, he managed diverse sectors including financial institutions, major corporations, and multinational entities. Transitioning from Guaranty Trust Bank as an Executive Director, he assumed a leadership role at Access Bank Plc in March 2002 as Deputy Managing Director, playing a crucial role in its evolutio

In January 2014, he ascended to the position of Group Managing Director/CEO, a role he held until May 2022, following which he transitioned to a Non-Executive Director position within the Bank. Mr. Wigwe holds a master’s degree in Banking and International Finance from the University College of North Wales, a master’s degree in Financial Economics from the University of London, and a B.Sc. in Accounting from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an alum of the Harvard Business School Executive Management Programm

Moreover, Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe currently serves as the Chairman of The Access Bank (UK) Ltd and holds Non-Executive Director positions in various organizations including the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company Plc, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange, Shared Agents Network Expansion Facilities Ltd, and Agri-Business/SME Enterprises Investment Scheme. He also contributes as a member of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.e.n.

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