Members of the Association of Corporate and Marketing Communication Professionals in Nigerian Banks (ACAMB) have elected new Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the Association in the next two years.
The newly elected leadership was the major highlight of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which held in Lagos on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year and to shape the future direction of the association.
The new Executive Committee (ExCo) was elected to lead ACAMB in its next phase of growth and development.
The AGM, attended by ACAMB members, past leaders and elders, provided a platform for meaningful discussions, strategic planning, and the exchange of ideas among banking professionals who form the backbone of ACAMB. The event showcased the commitment of the association to foster collaboration and innovation within the financial sector.
Following a thorough and democratic election process, the new Executive Committee was elected to serve in key leadership roles within the association. The newly elected Exco members are; President: Rasheed Bolarinwa of Polaris Bank; Vice President (VP)1, Oze K Oze of FirstvBank; VP2: Tolulope Onipede of Guaranty Trust Bank; General Secretary, Jide Sipe of ECOBANK; Assistant General Secretary, Iyke Iheagwam of Access Bank; Financial Secretary, Halima Isha of JAIZ Bank; Treasurer, Morolake Philip-Ladipo of Wema Bank; Social Secretary, Ozena Utulu of Heritage Bank; and Publicity Secretary, Omede Odekina of United Bank for Africa (UBA).
L-r: ACAMB Exco; Financial Secretary, Halima Isha of JAIZ Bank; Treasurer, Morolake Philip-Ladipo of Wema Bank; Vice President (VP)1, Oze K Oze of FirstvBank; President, Rasheed Bolarinwa of Polaris Bank; VP2: Tolulope Onipede of Guaranty Trust Bank; General Secretary, Jide Sipe of ECOBANK; Assistant General Secretary, Iyke Iheagwam of Access Bank; Publicity Secretary, Omede Odekina of United Bank for Africa (UBA); and Social Secretary, Ozena Utulu of Heritage Bank at the ACAMB Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of New Exco, held at CIBN House, Lagos.
Rasheed Bolarinwa, the newly elected President, expressed gratitude for the trust placed in the new leadership team and emphasised the importance of unity and collaboration to achieve the association’s objectives. The President also acknowledged the contributions of the outgoing Exco and thanked them for their dedicated service.
“We are thrilled to announce the new Executive Committee of ACAMB, a team that embodies the spirit of creativity, ambition, and collaboration. As we embark on this new term, my commitment to each and every member remains unwavering. Working with the new Exco, we’ll continue to strive for excellence, explore new avenues for growth, and uphold the highest standards of professionalism”.
ACAMB, according to him, “will be a platform where ideas flourish, relationships strengthen, and the collective wisdom of our diverse membership (from our elders, past Presidents, members and associates), propels us forward”.
The General Secretary of ACAMB, Jide Sipe, while presenting the scorecard of the outgoing Exco, said “Despite the odds, we remained resolute and hopeful for a better future. The goal is to continue to advance, attain lofty heights and better place the Association within the financial sector. We promise our commitment to deliver on our founding mandate to continuously protect the image and reputation of the Association. We remain optimistic and grateful for all your support over the years and in the future that we behold”.
In addition to the election results, the AGM included discussions on upcoming initiatives, projects, and events planned by the association for the 2024 financial year. Members actively participated in these discussions, providing valuable insights and suggestions to shape the future trajectory of the Association.
ACAMB remains committed to promoting excellence, fostering professional development, and advocating for the interests of its members in the banking sector. The newly elected Executive Committee is poised to lead the association with vision and dedication, building on the foundation laid by its predecessors.
Mrs. Yinka Daramola, Ph.D
Chairperson, ACAMB Electoral Committee