UBCAP Appoints Mr Chika Mordi as Chairman of the Board of Directors

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January 24, 2014 2.27PM/NSE


UBA Capital Plc has notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) that sequel to its Board of Directors’ meeting held on Friday, January 10, 2014, it has approved the appointments of the following Directors effective January 13, 2014:


Ø  Mr Chika Mordi Chairman

Ø  Mrs Oluwatoyin Sanni Director

Ø  Mr Emmanuel Nnorom Director


Mr Chika Mordi (Chairman)

Mr Chika Mordi (Chairman) is a professional Banker with over two decades in the banking industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics from the University of Ilorin (1986) before obtaining Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain - 1997; Advanced Management Program - Harvard Business School, Cambridge MA. USA (2007); Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) - Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge MA. USA (2008); Master’s in Public Policy - Johns Hopkins University (2010) and Master’s in Political Communication - American University, Washington D.C (2012).


Working Career: Mr Mordi began his working career with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Calabar branch as a Youth Corps Member (1986 - 1987) serving in the Banking Supervision Department. His other places of employment are:


·         Citibank Nigeria – February 1989 to March 1990

·         Ivory Merchant Bank Ltd (Head, Special Products Unit) – April 1990 to September 1992

·         Intercontinental Bank Plc (Head, Investment Banking Group) – October 1992 to September 1997

·         Metropolitan Merchant Bank (Head, Corporate & Investment Banking Division) - October 1997 to September 1999

·         Standard Trust Bank Plc (Executive Director) – September 1999 to June 2003

·         Continental Trust Bank Plc (Chief Executive Officer) – June 2003 to March 2005

·         United Bank for Africa Plc (Executive Director & Member of the Board) – April 2005 to July 2008 


Mr Mordi has served on the boards of more than thirty Companies ranging from; United Bank for Africa Plc, Interswitch Ltd, Afrinvest Ltd (United Kingdom) BGL Plc, ADIIC Insurance Plc among many others. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and Honourable Senior member of Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB) etc.


He has been the Chief Executive Officer, Accender Africa, Washington D.C from January 2005 prior to this appointment. He is a multi-linguist of more than six languages

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