Brief on Simon Aranonu 

Simon Aranonu holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Unversity of Nigeria, Nsuka  ( 1984 ) and won the University foundation prize as the best graduating student in Finance. Simon is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is also an Honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Simon has attended the Advanced Management Program (EPGC 1988) at Stanford University.  He has also attended various training programs at Harvard Business school, the University of Chicago and Wharton Business school.  He has also been trained in Cranfield University, United Kingdom.  

Simon, who started his banking career in 1987 with a local subsidiary of Chase Manhattan Bank ( now JP Morgan Chase), has been trained in Citibank, Long island city, New York, Chase  Manhattan Bank New York and  Mellon Bank, Philadelphia. 

Simon is a beneficiary of USAID sponsored  Best and Brightest African Bankers program in the United States.  Simon who has served as Executive Director in two other banks is currently the Executive Director of Bank of Industry in Lagos Nigeria. 

Simon is happily married with four children.