Leading a developing-market bank: An interview with the CEO of Nigeria’s Oceanic Bank
May 25, 2010 Editor 0
Cecilia Ibru, CEO of Nigeria’s Oceanic Bank International, is no stranger to crisis: she has dealt with the challenges arising from the present global recession in the context of Nigeria’s efforts at tackling issues—poverty, civil unrest, and corruption—that have kept roughly 70 percent of the country’s population below the poverty line.
In this interview, Ibru discusses the current challenges of managing a bank in Africa, where the global economic crisis meets an ongoing local crisis of development challenges.
Topics: Africa Financial Services Organization Public Sector
- Cultural challenges and the woman CEO: An interview with Nigeria’s Cecilia Ibru
- Nigeria rethinks ‘failed’ science policy
- Scientists alarmed by rapid spread of Brown Streak Disease in cassava
- Global value chain suppliers are our connection to SMEs
- Have you noticed the growing change in the African gaming industry?
- Corruption, income and business development
Tags: africa, cecilia, ceo, civil unrest, corruption, development challenges, financial services organization, global economic crisis, global recession, mckinsey, nigeria, oceanic bank international, population, poverty line, public sector, stranger
Subscribe to our stories
- Giving Francophone African incubators the keys to accelerate growth entrepreneurship February 13, 2018
- Is acceleration the panacea for scaling growth entrepreneurs? Reflections from XL Africa February 13, 2018
- Why providing pre-seed and seed capital is the essential step to bringing West Africa and Sahel’s entrepreneurs to the next level February 13, 2018
- Global Investment Competitiveness: New Insights on FDI February 2, 2018
- BioInnovate Africa phase II launched February 2, 2018