The new Managing Director/CEO of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mrs Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, whose tenure formally commenced on January 1, 2021, has assumed office, becoming the 4th Chief Executive and first female to occupy the position since the inception of the bank in 1988.
She succeeds the erstwhile MD/CEO, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, who retired on December 31, 2020, after completing his contract tenure in line with the bank’s governance policy.
Fidelity Bank in a statement, weekend, assured customers that the bank “under her leadership will consolidate on the already laid foundation and track record of performance, to execute the next growth phase.”
Mrs Onyeali-Ikpe formerly the Executive Director, Lagos and South West Directorate of the bank has been an integral part of management in the last six years.
She joined the bank in 2015 and spearheaded the transformation of the Directorate, leading it to profitability and sustained its impressive year-on-year growth across key performance metrics, including contributing over 28 percent of the Bank’s PBT, Deposits and Loans.