Things To Know About Late Access Holdings CEO, Wigwe

Things To Know About Late Access Holdings CEO, Wigwe

The Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe, died in a chopper crash in California, the United States of America on Friday.

Here are some things to know about him:

He had a degree in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu.

He also had an MA in Banking and Finance from the University College of North Wales (now Bangor), and an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of London.

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Wigwe started his career at Coopers & Lybrand, Lagos as a management consultant, later qualifying as a chartered accountant.

After a stint at Capital Bank, he joined Guaranty Trust Bank where he spent over a decade working in corporate and institutional banking, rising to become the executive director in charge of institutional banking.

Herbert was named 2016 Banker of The Year separately by The Sun and Vanguard newspapers.

Wigwe also served as the Chairman of Access Bank Ghana Limited, Access Investment & Securities Limited, Central Securities and Clearing System (CSCS), and the current Chairman of Access Bank (UK) Limited until his demise.

Herbert Wigwe died at the age of 58. He was born on August 15, 1966.

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