Meet Fidelity Bank’s New MD/CEO, Onyeali-Ikpe


Fidelity Bank Plc. has approved the appointment of Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the bank.

This is coming after the Bank’s Board of Directors had announced the retirement of Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, the MD/CEO of Fidelity Bank Plc. who will be stepping down from the Board of Directors of the Bank with effect from December 31, 2020, upon completion of his contract tenure, in line with the bank’s governance policies.

In this regard, Famous People Magazine (FPM) present to you the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc., Mrs. Nneka Onyeali.

Nneka, before her appointment was the Executive Director, Lagos and South West Directorate. She was appointed to the Board of Fidelity Bank in 2015 as an Executive Director and currently oversees the Lagos and Southwest Directorate.

Nneka led the transformation of the Directorate to profitability and sustained its impressive year-on-year growth across key performance metrics.

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She has been an integral part of the current management team, responsible for the remarkable increase in the Bank’s performance in the last 5 years, with the area under her direct responsibility, contributing over 28% of the Bank’s PBT, Deposits and Loans.

Nneka has over 30 years of experience across various banks including Standard Chartered Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc and Citizens International Bank/Enterprise Bank, where she held several management positions in Legal, Treasury, Investment Banking, Retail/Commercial Banking and Corporate Banking.

As an Executive Director at legacy Enterprise Bank Plc, she received formal commendation from the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), as a member of the management team, that successfully turned around Enterprise Bank Plc.

Nneka holds Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Kings College, London and has attended executive training programs at notable global institutions including; Harvard Business School; The Wharton School University of Pennsylvania; INSEAD School of Business; Chicago Booth School of Business; London Business School and IMD amongst others.

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