Kennedy Uzoka - Director

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka is the GMD/CEO of UBA and representative of UBA on the Board of UP.

Mr. Uzoka has had a lengthy career at UBA, which over the course of two decades has seen him at the helm of a number of critical departments. Prior to his appointment as GMD/CEO he was the Deputy Managing Director and CEO of UBA Africa.

A keen adaptor of technology and modernity, Mr. Uzoka has supervised two strategic support functions in the bank: Information Technology and E-Banking. Most recently, Mr. Uzoka has spearheaded the Customer Focused revolution in the bank which has created a fully digital, 24/7 user friendly experience that aims to anticipate and fulfil customer’s expectations.

Mr. Uzoka’s career commenced at Standard Trust Bank where prior to the merger he served as Regional Director South East and Chief Marketing Officer of the bank. Prior to his role as CEO, UBA Africa he was Head of Strategy and Business Transformation, Head of Resources and supervised the bank’s businesses in New York and London.

Mr. Uzoka is the holder of a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Benin, an MBA from the University of Lagos and an AMP from Harvard Business School.