Otudeko, FBN Holdings Group Chairman leads Conversation at the Africa CEO Forum 2017

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We request your kind assistance to please use the attached release and photo story on your publication. Please see photo caption below: L – R: Oba Otudeko, CFR, Group Chairman, FBN Holdings Plc and Phuthuma Nhleko, Executive Chairman, MTN Group, at a panel session at the Africa CEO Forum 2017 in Geneva. Press release is reproduced in the body of the mail.

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the FBNHoldings flagship subsidiary and Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand has partnered with the Group Jeune Afrique and Rainbow Unlimited at the fifth edition of the Africa CEO Forum 2017 themed “Re-thinking Africa’s business model”.  The event which took place on March 20 – 21, 2017 at Geneva convened over 1,000 African and international figures from diverse industries and politics to discuss strategic insights and changes that must be made for the sustainable growth and development of the African Economy.

The Africa CEO Forum is one of the foremost international African business conferences for developmental debates around the economic and industrial challenges facing the African continent whilst proffering sustainable solutions to mitigate such challenges through exchange of views and opinions on the issues affecting the development of African companies and economies.

This year’s edition of the Africa CEO forum keenly evaluated the role of women in African enterprise as one of its sub-themes, deliberating on the leadership of African Women and the best tools to spur the development of a new generation of African women leaders. The Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika was part of the high-level panel which discussed the topic “Women and Companies: Building Strength in Unity”. The panel explored the benefits of Women Leadership as well as the barriers inhibiting their rise within African companies.

 

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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