Tony Adejo Okpanachi

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Tony Adejo Okpanachi
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Born1966 (age 55–56)
EducationMBA
Alma mater
  • University of Manchester
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • University of Lagos
Occupation
  • Managing Director Development Bank of Nigeria
  • Banker
Spouse(s)Ivie Okpanachi

Tony Adejo Okpanachi (Born 1966) was the deputy managing director of the Pan African conglomerate bank Eco Bank Nigeria and was also the bank's chief executive officer at several African countries including Ecobank in Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda, and Kenya.[1] In 2017 he was appointed the managing director of the Development Bank of Nigeria.[2]

Early life and carrier

Okpanachi attended the Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria and the University of Lagos. He later proceeded to obtain a Master degree in Business Administration from Manchester Business School UK.[3] Prior to his appointment as deputy manager of Eco Bank Nigeria in 2013, he was the chief executive officer at several African countries including Ecobank in Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda, and Kenya.[4]

In 2017, Tony was appointed the managing director of Deveopment Bank of Nigeria plc by president Muhammadu Buhari, as he was the first person to hold such a position in the county.[5][6]

Personal life

He is married to Ivie Okpanachi.[7]

References

  1. "ECO BANK APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY MANAGER". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  2. "FG appoints Tony Okpanachi as development bank MD". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  3. "MEET Mr. Tony Okpanachi". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  4. "FG appoints Okpanachi as pioneer MD of Development Bank of Nigeria". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  5. "Yahaya Bello delighted over appointment of Okpanachi as Development Bank MD". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  6. "Okpanachi heads Development Bank". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  7. "The child has one intuitive aim: self development Ivie Okpanachi". Retrieved 10 March 2020.

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