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Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa
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Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa (Paperback)

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THE MOST COMPELLING BUSINESS SUCCESS STORY TO COME OUT OF AFRICA



When Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and Herbert Wigwe bought Access Bank in 2002 it was one of the smallest and most crisis-prone banks in Nigeria. Their goal was to build it into one of the biggest and strongest banks in the country.

Leaving the Tarmac is the story of their success and it reads like a financial thriller, while at the same time providing a detailed blueprint for how to create a sustainable business founded on excellence, how to build and lead a winning team and how to operate successfully in emerging markets. The author has written with searing honesty about the set-backs as well as the triumphs that they met with along the way, providing an unrivalled insight for anyone planning to build a company or do business in the volatile but high-growth markets of modern Africa.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: business, industry, law & education Publisher: RedDoor Press Publication Date: 25/03/2021 ISBN-13: 9781913062453  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is an investor, banker and philanthropist. His career in banking and finance spans three decades and has earned him global recognition. He oversees an ecosystem of investments encompassing finance, insurance, banking, asset management and technology. He was the group managing director and chief executive officer of Access Bank Plc from 2002, overseeing its transformation into one of the top five banks in Nigeria. He is a past president of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, founding chairman of the FMDQ OTC Exchange, and chairman of the board of trustees of the Financial Market Dealers Association. He holds an executive MBA jointly awarded by the London School of Economics, NYU Stern Business School and HEC Paris, an LLB degree from the University of Benin and a BL from the Nigerian Law School. An impact philanthropist, he established the Africa Initiative for Governance to be a catalyst for transforming public sector leadership in West Africa. Other civic engagements include vice chair of Global Citizen Nigeria, co-chairman of the Board of GBCHealth, chairman of ABCHealth, member of the board of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, co-founder, Private Sector Alliance for Health in Nigeria, and member of the International Advisory Board of Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government. Aigboje is an inducted member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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