Mr. Philip Ikeazor
The newly appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Keystone Bank Limited, Mr. Philip Ikeazor, has resumed officially at the bank, a statement has said.
THISDAY had exclusively reported Ikeazor’s appointment following a recruitment exercise conducted by KPMG.
Ikeazor took over from Dr. Shehu K. Muhammad, who had been acting as managing director following the resignation of Mr. Oti Ikomi last October.
The board of directors of Keystone Bank had in line with corporate governance requirements engaged KPMG to institute a process for the selection of a substantive chief executive officer.
Ikeazor was subsequently selected and his appointment has been ratified by the board, the statement said.
“Upon resumption, the new chief executive officer met with members of the Executive Committee in a meeting chaired by Mr. J. Moyo Ajekigbe, Chairman of the Board of Directors. He also followed it up with an inaugural meeting with Divisional/Group Heads and other senior management staff of the bank,” it added.
Until his appointment, Ikeazor was an Executive Director at Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.