Heirs Technology appoints CEO


Heirs Technology, the newly launched subsidiary of investment company, Heirs Holdings, has announced the appointment of Obong Idiong as its new Chief Executive Officer.

In a statement from the firm on Wednesday, Idiong was the Managing Director/CEO at Africa Prudential Plc, where he spearheaded the digital transformation of its registrar services and repositioned the company as an agile and technology-driven organisation before his current appointment.

Heirs Technologies said that Idiong brings considerable experience in the technology sector and a visionary approach to his new role.

Idiong has held a series of senior management roles, including at the United Bank for Africa Plc and Heirs Holdings Limited.

On his new appointment, Idiong said, “We are proud to bring Heirs Holdings’ core values and business approach to the tech sector, leading with excellence, execution, and enterprise. We are committed to bridging an enormous gap in the technology ecosystem by delivering local relevance to a global market and offering cutting-edge solutions to enable our customers to become more competitive.”

In addition, Dr. Fumbi Chima has been appointed as the Chair of Heirs Technologies.

She has served as CIO in global companies including Adidas, Fox Network Group, Burberry Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc. Asia business operations, and American Express’ Global Corporate Technologies.2

Commenting on her appointment, Chima said, “I’m pleased to be a part of this movement to unlock Africa’s potential. Having worked in technology leadership roles across global organisations, I am confident that Heirs Technologies will create the impact that will improve lives and transform the continent.”

Heirs Technologies is the newest subsidiary of Heirs Holdings aimed at empowering Africa’s digital transformation through innovative and locally tailored solutions.