Polaris Bank Limited has appointed Mr. Segun Opeke as an Executive Director of the Bank by the Board of Directors and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
This was disclosed in a statement signed and released by Babatunde Osibodu, the bank’s Company Secretary.
Techeconomy.ng gathered that Opeke’s appointment came on the heels of Innocent Ike’s appointment as the acting managing director of the bank.
Following the emergence of Skye Bank in 2006, Opeke worked as the bank’s treasurer and regional director for Victoria Island and Ikoyi. He also worked as the group head for corporate banking, aviation and maritime group.
Opeke has over twenty-six years of hands-on work experience acquired from leading Nigerian commercial banks with over fifteen of these years in Senior and Executive Management roles.
Until his appointment, Mr. Opeke was the Directorate Head, Lagos Business. He has occupied strategic roles in various institutions including FSB International Bank, Prudent Bank and Chartered Bank where he started his banking career.
Segun holds a BSc. (Banking and Finance) and an MBA from the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of the Columbia Business School, New York.