Access Holdings Plc, a major financial institution, has announced that it will soon be appointing an Acting Group Chief Executive Officer to replace the late CEO, Herbert Wigwe.
The decision was made following the company’s policies according to a statement on Sunday, February 11, 2023, signed by the Group Company Secretary, Sunday Ekwochi.
The board of directors is confident that the Access Group will continue to grow and maintain operational excellence, building on Wigwe’s legacy.
“In line with the company’s policy, the board will soon announce the appointment of an Acting Group Chief Executive Officer even as we remain confident that the Access Group will build further on Dr. Wigwe’s legacy of growth and operational excellence.”
Wigwe was appointed as Access Holdings Group CEO in March 2022. Before his appointment, he held various positions within Access Bank, including Deputy Managing Director.
He later became Group Managing Director and CEO. Wigwe also served as the chairman of Access Bank (Ghana), Access Investment & Securities Limited, and Central Securities and Clearing System.
Before his death, Currently, he was the chairman of Access Bank Limited and Unified Payments Services Limited.