Fidelity Bank Board of Directors has announced the appointment of new directors.
The board appointed Engr. Henry Ikem Obih as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Dr. Kenneth Onyewuchi Opara as an Executive Director.
The bank said the appointments have been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Opara is expected to assume office as the Executive Director in charge of the Lagos & South West Directorate on January 1, 2021, taking over from Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe who recently got appointed Managing Director/CEO-Designate.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Fidelity Bank Plc, Mustafa Chike-Obi said, “Both appointments are in furtherance of our positioning for the next growth phase. We welcome Henry and Ken to the Board and believe they will make significant contributions that will sustain the performance trajectory of the bank in line with our strategic intent.”
Obih has had experiences managing various multi-national businesses and groups such as Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) before joining Fidelity Bank Plc.
While Opara has banking experiences working with various financial institutions, such as legacy Omega Bank Plc, Equatorial Trust Bank Plc and Manny Bank Plc, before joining Fidelity Bank Plc in 2006, following the merger with Manny Bank Plc.