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Dr. Herbert Wigwe

Group Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

Access Corporation

Dr Herbert Wigwe is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Corporation and the immediate past Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading bank, currently serving over 44million customers through over 670 branches across Africa, Europe and Asia. He is also the Chairman of Access Bank (UK) Limited, and a Director of the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company Plc.

Herbert was named the Banker of Year 2020 by Leadership Awards, African Banker of the Year 2021 by African Banker Awards, and Best Banking CEO 2021 by Global Brands Magazine Awards.

Dr Wigwe is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School Executive Management Programme, and holds Honorary Doctorate degrees from University of Port Harcourt, Gombe State University and University of Nigeria, a Masters degree in Banking and International Finance from the University College of North Wales, and a Masters degree in Financial Economics from the University of London.

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