Leadership

The Group is led by a Board comprising a Chairman, independent Non-Executive Directors and Executive Directors.

Management​

Our management team is made up of a crop of seasoned and industry-recognized professionals, with diverse (but complementary) skills in various backgrounds, as well as depth of experience (garnered from national and international institutions). Over the years, these executives have brought their knowledge, experience and leadership to bear on the development and delivery of solutions (through products and services) to meet the needs of our customers and, in the process, contributing to sustaining the performance of the group till date.

Eugene Shanon
Chairman, Board of Directors
Cyril Jones
Board Member
Abiola Bawuah
Board Member
Wede Brownell
Board Member
Angelique Weeks
Board Member
Olalekan Balogun
MD/CEO
Olalekan Balogun
MD/CEO
Patrick Offor
Chief Operating Officer
Eduardo Blamo Nyantee II
Head of Legal
Edwin Oji
Head, Internal Control
Xaviera Coleman
Head Human Resources
Korvah L. Dorbor
Deputy Finance Officer
Benedict A. Dolo
Chief Risk Officer
Joseph Sando
Head Wholesale Banking
Braimah Armiyau
Head, Information Technology
Nathaniel S. Dweh
Head Compliance
Melody Mezay-Ketter
Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications
David Ojo
Head Digital Banking
Tobias Matthews
Head Treasury
Archie S. Sheriff
Head of Audit
Monica Ware
Head, Product Sales

We have a diverse but complementary team

Over the years, these executives have brought their knowledge, experience and leadership to bear on the development and delivery of solutions (through products and services) to meet the needs of our customers.

Our People

At UBA, we realise that our people remain our most valuable assets. Our people are our competitive edge in a highly dynamic and competitive banking environment. We have invested in the best performance management systems to ensure our people always have the cutting-edge skills to excel in what they do.
We also have in place financial and non-financial incentive schemes, including a staff recognition scheme to reward our high-performance staff members for excelling in their duties.

Our staff is multicultural, multilingual, and highly diverse in outlook, reflecting the richness and diversity of the 22 countries we operate in. Our people strategy is hinged on always seeking to employ the best people, and creating a conducive environment for them to excel in their work and to delight customers, while providing competitive remuneration and reward systems to retain our best hands.
UBA employees are fondly referred to as the ‘UBA Lions and Lionesses’, reflecting the confidence with which they deliver financial solutions to the bank’s customers.