African Prudential Appoints Former UBA Group MD as Non-Executive Director

African Prudential Appoints Former UBA Group MD as Non-Executive Director
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The Board of African Prudential Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, former Group Managing Director of United Bank for Africa (UBA), as an Independent Non-Executive Director. This appointment aims to reinforce independent oversight and introduce a high level of objectivity to the Board, enhancing stakeholder trust and confidence.

Effective March 26, 2024, Mr. Uzoka’s appointment follows the retirement of Mr. Emmanuel Nnorom as a Non-Executive Director of the company, effective from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on March 28, 2024. However, the appointment is subject to approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

In a statement by Joseph Jibunoh, Company Secretary at African Prudential, it was acknowledged that Mr. Nnorom made significant contributions to the company’s growth during his tenure. The Board expressed gratitude for his dedication and service.

Mr. Uzoka brings over three decades of distinguished leadership experience to African Prudential, with expertise spanning governance, commercial banking, product marketing in both corporate and retail sectors, information technology, human resources management, strategic advisory services, and non-human resources management. His tenure as the Group Managing Director/CEO at United Bank for Africa Plc attests to his exceptional leadership qualities.

The Board of African Prudential believes that Mr. Uzoka’s appointment will further solidify the company’s commitment to excellence and sustained growth. His wealth of experience and strategic insights are expected to be invaluable assets in guiding the company towards its objectives and enhancing shareholder value.

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