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First Bank confirms Alebiosu’s appointment as MD, Ini Ebong DMD

The First Bank of Nigeria Limited has confirmed the appointment of Olusegun Alebiosu as its substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.   Alebiosu has been serving in…

The First Bank of Nigeria Limited has confirmed the appointment of Olusegun Alebiosu as its substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.  

Alebiosu has been serving in the Acting capacity since April 2024, when the former MD, Adesola Adeduntan resigned as the MD/CEO of the bank. 

The bank also announced the appointment of Ini Ebong as the Deputy Managing Director. Ini was the bank’s Executive Director in charge of Treasury and International Banking since January 2022.  

The bank also announced the appointment of Omotunde Alao-Olaifa, the CFO of Leadway Holdings as a non-executive Director.  

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings has undergone significant leadership changes since March 2024, when its MD resigned.  

Alebiosu was an Executive Director with the bank, serving as the Chief Risk Officer and the Executive Compliance Officer of the bank since January 2022.

He has been the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of First Bank since 2016.  

Before joining First Bank as the CRO in 2016, he was the CRO at Coronation Merchant Bank. He was also the Chief Credit Risk Officer at the African Development Bank Group and was the Deputy Chief Credit Risk Officer at UBA. His professional career commenced in 1991 with Oceanic Bank Plc (now Ecobank Plc).  

He is an alumnus of the University of Lagos, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. Alebiosu then obtained a Master’s Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos.  

Alebiosu obtained a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.  

On his part, Ebong will resume as the bank’s Deputy Managing Director after serving as the Executive Director of treasury and International Banking from January 2022. He was previously the Group Executive, Treasury and International Banking from 2016.  

Before serving as a Group Executive, he was the Bank’s treasurer, a position he held from 2011 to 2016. 

Prior to joining First Bank, he worked with Renaissance Securities Nigeria Limited, as well as Citigroup, where he was the Country Treasurer, as well as Sales and Business Head.  

Ebong holds both a Bachelor’s and Master of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Ife (now OAU).

 

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