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Ambursa Becomes Director of Commercial Banking at Access Bank

By Dipo Olowookere

Thorough bred banking professional with outstanding record of achievements, Ms Hadiza Ambursa, has been elevated by her employers, Access Bank.

The brilliant banker was recently appointed as the lender’s Executive Director, Commercial Banking, North.

This information was conveyed in a statement issued on Monday, December 4, 2017.

Already, her appointment has been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Ms Ambursa, until her appointment, was the General Manager and Group Head, Commercial Bank, North and Non-Executive Director in Access Bank (Gambia) Limited.

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She has over 20 years banking experience from Guaranty Trust Bank and Access Bank covering Transaction Services, Public Sector, Commercial Bank and Corporate Finance.

Prior to joining Access Bank in 2003, she was a Relationship Manager Public Sector at Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank).

She graduated with a B.Sc. in Political Science from University of Jos in 1991 and also obtained an M.A in Law and Diplomacy in 1996 from the same University.

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Ms Ambursa subsequently attended Massachusetts institute of Technology (MIT), where she bagged an MBA in 2009.

She has also attended several Executive Management Programmes in leading institutions including Harvard Business School.

Commenting on the appointment, Chairman of Access Bank, Mrs Mosun Belo-Olusoga, stated that, “We are very delighted to welcome Ms Ambursa on the Board of Access Bank. She brings on board a very deep banking industry and board room experience relevant to our bank.

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“Her appointment will no doubt improve the skill set and diversity of our board and support our quest to become the world’s most respected African Bank.”

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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