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Commonwealth Council Appoints Aig-Imoukhuede as Board Member

04 May 2012

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Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, MD, Access Bank

The Board of Directors of Commonwealth Business Council (CBC)- an international organisation committed to fostering the business interest of individuals and corporate organisations among commonwealth nations, has announced the appointment of Access Bank’s Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede into its Board.

His appointment, according to a statement yesterday, was formally announced at the board meeting of the CBC recently.

In response to the appointment, Aigboje was quoted to have said: “I am glad to accept this new responsibility to serve. Given the extensive work and impact being made by the CBC globally, I look forward to the privileged opportunity the CBC provides to collaborate with other global leaders to advance our common economic interests”.

Aigboje’s appointment, the statement further said, was in recognition of his sterling qualities as one of Africa’s leading business leaders and change agents committed to the socio-economic transformation of the continent.

"He is also on the judging panel of the G-20 Challenge on Inclusive Business Innovation which comprises of 12 renowned experts selected from the private sector, academia, international organisations and the G-20.
" The G20 Challenge on Inclusive Business Innovation is a global search for businesses with innovative, scalable, and commercially viable ways of working with low-income people in developing countries across the globe," it added.

Last year, Aigboje was appointed co-chair of GBC-Health, the only organisation dedicated solely to mobilising business for a healthier world - making him the first African to be so appointed to the position."

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