simon aranonu

Financial Expert

Experience

Bank of Industry Ltd.

Executive Director –Large Enterprises.

Serves as a member of the Board of Directors and supervises credit risk exposures to large corporate clients of the bank.

The Knowledge and Resource Centre Ltd(KRC).

Programs Director. Coordinated various training programs for staff of banks

Sapele Power  Plc

Chief Financial Officer /Ag. Chief Executive Officer of a gas fired electricity generating company.

The Knowledge  and Resource Centre Ltd(KRC).

Facilitation of mainly Credit programs for various training programs for bank staff sourced by KRC.

Freelance Facilitation  for FITC and other reputable Trainers.


Jul 2009 – Sep 2009

Intercontinental Bank PLC(now  Access Bank)

Managing Director Southern African Franchise

Charged with responsibilities to establish the Bank’s presence in countries within the southern African region such as Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Retired from Intercontinental Bank PLC on the 9th of Sept 2009.


Jun 2009 – Jul 2009

Intercontinental Bank PLC(now  Access Bank)

Executive Director / Regional Director South East Region

Supervised the Bank’s activities in the 5 south eastern states with the regional office in Enugu.

Intercontinental Bank PLC(now  Access Bank)

Executive Director Corporate and Commercial Banking

Divisional head of both Corporate banking and Commercial banking divisions of the Bank

Education

1998

EPGC, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, California U.S.A.

1998

Fellow, Institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria

1983/84

University of Nigeia Nsukka,

(Won the University Foundation Prize as the best graduating student in the Department of Finance 1983/84)


Skills

Commercial Banking 89%
Industrial Banking 92%
Corporate Banking 89%
Finance Instructor 89%
Finance management 85%

Career Map

Bank of Industry Ltd.

Executive Director –Large Enterprises.

Serves as a member of the Board of Directors and supervises credit risk exposures to large corporate clients of the bank.

The Knowledge and Resource Centre Ltd(KRC).

Programs Director. Coordinated various training programs for staff of banks

Sapele Power  Plc

Chief Financial Officer

Ag. Chief Executive Officer of a gas fired electricity generating company.

The Knowledge  and Resource Centre Ltd(KRC).

Facilitation of mainly Credit programs for various training programs for bank staff sourced by KRC.

Freelance Facilitation  for FITC and other reputable Trainers.

Intercontinental Bank PLC(now  Access Bank)

Managing Director Southern African Franchise

Charged with responsibilities to establish the Bank’s presence in countries within the southern African region such as Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Retired from Intercontinental Bank PLC on the 9th of Sept 2009.

Intercontinental Bank PLC(now  Access Bank)

Executive Director / Regional Director South East Region

Supervised the Bank’s activities in the 5 south eastern states with the regional office in Enugu.

Intercontinental Bank PLC( now Access Bank)

Executive Director Corporate and Commercial Banking

Divisional head of both Corporate banking and Commercial banking divisions of the Bank

Intercontinental Bank PLC(now Access Bank)

Executive Director South Bank / Asia and Middle East Franchise

Supervised the Bank’s activities in 3 regions namely South South region, South East region and South West region spanning 18 southern states of the federation with additional responsibilities to establish the Bank’s presence in Asia and the Middle East.

Intercontinental Bank PLC( now Access Bank)

Regional Chief Executive (South South region) / Executive Director

Supervised the Bank’s activities in 5 southern states with the regional office in Port Harcourt.

Intercontinental Bank PLC( now Access Bank)

Regional Chief Executive (Federal Capital Territory region) / Controller

Supervised the Bank’s activities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Intercontinental Bank PLC( now Access bank)

Regional Chief Executive (North west / North east region) / Controller

Supervised the Bank’s activities in 19 northern states with the regional office in Kano.

Intercontinental Bank PLC (now Access Bank)

Divisional Head Commercial Banking / Controller

Managed the Bank’s Commercial Banking Portfolio.

Global Bank PLC

Executive Director

In charge of Credits and branch supervision.

Global Bank PLC

Deputy General Manager

Credit strategy and management.

Almond Bank

Group Head Institutional Banking Group

Worked on the incorporation of Almond Bank to Assurance Bank.

Liberty Bank

Group Head Branches

Coordinated and provided marketing support for all the branches.

Branch development.

Liberty Bank

Assistant General Manager/Head, Port Harcourt

Implemented strategic program of expanding the Eastern network.

Consistently received commendations as the best branch within the Bank’s network.

Liberty Bank

Head, Investment Banking Department / Senior Manager.

Traded in International Assets and participated actively in debt conversion exercise.

Handled privatization of NMB Plc up to completion board    meeting stage.

Liberty Bank

Head, Corporate Banking / Manager .

Manufacturers Merchant Bank PLC

Deputy Head of Credit & Marketing / Deputy Manager

Structured and managed the bank’s Risk Asset.  Worked in Liaison with Investment Department on Public Offers (Rights and Subscription) for Nigeria Bottling Co. Plc)

Continental Merchant Bank PLC (Formerly Chase Merchant Bank)

Account Officer in the Credit & Marketing Department

Managed various accounts in Textile Unit, Leasing Unit and Loan Syndication.

Regularly represented the Bank in syndication meetings

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