Obeahon Ohiwerei is the new MD/CEO of Keystone Bank Ltd, Nigeria. He takes over from the acting MD/CEO Hafiz Bakare. This is his profile
Mr Obeahon Ohiwerei holds a first degree in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He began his professional banking career with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in 1991, and his exceptional performance saw him rise to the position of Manager within six years. After a successful career with GTBank, he worked with Standard Trust Bank (now UBA Plc) where he was appointed the Pioneer Group Head, Consumer Banking in 1998.
He resigned in 2002 as General Manager in charge of Lagos and West to join Pacific Bank Limited (then on Central Bank of Nigeria’s holding action) as Managing Director. He repositioned the bank with his new team within 15 months and moved on to take up a new appointment as the pioneer Managing Director of Standard Trust Bank Ghana (now UBA Ghana).
He was a Group Executive Director with Access Bank Plc for 7 years, and a Director in 3 of Access Bank’s offshore subsidiaries as well as FITC, Lagos.