Gabriel Ukpeh quits board of Zenith Bank as Non-Executive Director

Gabriel Ukpeh

The Board of Zenith Bank Plc has announced the retirement of Gabriel Ukpeh as an Independent Non-Executive Director from the company,

This was contained in the bank’s notice to the Nigerian Exchange Limited and the investing public.

According to the statement signed by the Company Secretary/ General Counsel, Micheal Otu, the retirement took effect on March 8, 2024.

This followed the expiration of his tenure of office in line with regulations, having served the bank for 8 years as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

According to information gathered from the Zenith Bank website, Ukpeh is an internationally acclaimed consultant in business strategy, risk management, process re-engineering and financial services, who was, until recently, a Senior Partner and Risk Quality Leader for Africa at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria with over thirty-five (35) years of experience in Financial Audit and Reporting, as well as a member of the Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

A graduate of accounting, he holds a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.

He obtained a Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Contemporary Accounting from the Leeds Metropolitan University, UK in 2009.

He worked with PwC, an International Business auditing and consulting firm for over thirty-five (35) years, and as a Partner for over 20 years led, directed, planned and managed the audit, accounting, and consulting assignments for numerous financial institutions, multinationals and local companies, including most major banks in Nigeria.