Profile of Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe: Obi of Onitsha.
The 21st Obi of Onitsha, HRM. Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe, CFR, MNI, serves as Senior Corporate Adviser of Shell International Company Limited, London. HRM. Here are Photos and a Brief Profile of Igwe Achebe.
HRM. Achebe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Stanford University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University.
- Achebe has a 30 year career within the Shell group of companies and held several top level managerial positions.
- He served as Managing Director of Diamond Bank Plc.
- He serves as the Chairman of Universal Insurance Ltd and Omak Maritime Ltd. He has been the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Unilever Nigeria Plc since July 28, 2011.
- He served as Chairman of Diamond Bank Plc from January 2007 to December 31, 2014 and as its Director since 2005.
- He has been a Director of Unilever Nigeria Plc since March 2003 and serves as a Non-Executive Director of EER Norway Ltd. HRM.
- Achebe served as a Director of Regency Alliance Insurance Company Plc.
- He served as an Executive Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company from 1988 to 1996.
In 2004, He was honoured by the Federal Government of Nigeria with the National merit award of Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR).