Tag: Herbert Wigwe
The CEO of Tier-one lender Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe says some of the synergies shared with investors about the merger with Diamond Bank came out clearly in the bank's full-year numbers. He also shared his thoughts on the Central Bank of Nigeria's policy response to the coronavirus pandemic with CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa.
Nigerian Tier-1 lender, Access Bank says it is ready to acquire the Transnational Bank of Kenya. CEO of Access Bank; Herbert Wigwe, says he anticipates that the deal will be concluded before the end of next week. Head of Research at Vetiva, Usoro Essien joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s banking space.
On the sidelines of the 2019 Global Citizen Festival, CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe speaks to CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa on how the forthcoming 2020 Global Citizen festival scheduled to hold in Lagos is likely to impact Nigeria's drive towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. He joins CNBC Africa for more.
The CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe says Nigeria is at a sweet spot for a fundamental change as far as digital technology and payments are concerned. He made this remark on the side-lines of the Africa FinTech Foundry while speaking to CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa on the need to take advantage of available technology to build Nigeria’s economy.
Access Bank’s profit after tax increased by 58.1 per cent to 94.8 billion naira in 2018, and the institution has offered for subscription a 15 billion naira green bond. Herbert Wigwe, CEO of Access bank joined CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to discuss these and more.
Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe says women-owned businesses are at the heart of the economy. CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi caught up with him to discuss the significance of supporting women entrepreneurs.