Godwin Emefiele: Profile of New African Central Banks President.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has been elected as the President, Association of African Central Bank Governors. See Image and Full Bio/Profile after the cut . . .
The election was conducted at the 39th ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the AACB which ended on Friday night in Abuja. A communique issued at the end of the meeting stated that the Governor of Central Bank of Ghana, was elected alongside Emefiele, to run the affairs of the association from 2016 to 2017 as chairman of the West African sub-region. See full Bio / Profile Below:
Brief Personal Profile
Mr Godwin Emefiele was Born in Lagos, Nigeria on August 4th, 1961. A devoted Christian, Married with Kids.
Brief Career Profile
Godwin Emefiele has been Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria since June 3, 2014.
He served as Chief Executive officer and Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc.
Emefiele served as Deputy Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc. since 2001.
Emefiele served as director at Zenith Bank Plc and Zenith Bank (Gambia) Limited
He served as Executive Director in charge of Corporate Banking, Treasury, Financial Control and Strategic Planning of Zenith Bank Plc. and had been Management team since inception.
Emefiele serves as Director of ACCION Microfinance Bank Limited
Emefiele has over eighteen years of banking experience.
Before commencing his banking career, he lectured Finance and Insurance at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, and University of Port Harcourt, respectively.
He is also an alumnus of Executive Education at Stanford University, Harvard University (2004) and Wharton School of Business (2005).
Emefiele schooled in University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) where he acquired a B.Sc. degree in Finance 1984 and an MBA Degree in Finance in 1986.