No one is born a king but Mr. Ifiesimama .M.P. Sekibo's leadership inclinations and abilities seems rather inherited from birth. Mr Sekibo comes with a rare combination of solid intellectual abilities with a midas touch which makes his contemporaries wince in envy of his achievements in the banking sector. His sartorial style and regal elegance easily stands him out in any crowd. His infectious zeal for success and his go getter spirit strikes instant connectivity with anyone that comes his way.
Mr. Ifie Sekibo is a tenacious entrepreneur, passionate game changer, a result oriented professional with proven track record in turning around management. He leads a tenacious team of young breed of professional bankers and financial expert which mobilizes strategic investment in bringing back to life moribund companies back to the path of sustained profitability.
Mr. Ifie Sekibo FCA Bsc in accounting from River State University of Science and Technology, Rivers State. He is also a thoroughbred alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business school OPM class(2006-2009), he is also a fellow of the institute of chartered Accountant of Nigeria (2002) with over two decade of professional work experience spanning across the financial service and energy sectors.
In 2003 Mr. Sekibo led a team which acquired Global Assurance company Limited, previously under technical management of the National Insurance Commission. As Executive vice chairman, he steered the new institution International Energy Insurance Company in Nigeria under taking a successful capital raise and listing on the floor of the Nigerian stock exchange.
Again in 2009, he led another team of professionals who nurtured the re- birth of the erstwhile Societe General Bank which was transformed to an innovative commercial bank with regional authorization and was called Heritage Banking company limited where he served as the pioneer managing Director/CEO. His passion and relentless drive for turn around management is further evidenced by the recent successful acquisition of Enterprise Bank Ltd to create a bigger, better and stronger Heritage Bank following a rigorous and novel regulatory approval processes leading to the dissolution of the erstwhile institution comprising HBCL and EBL to birth the new Bank.
Mr. Ifiesimama Sekibo is also a valuable member and fellow of a number of professional institutes including the institute of directors; institute of petroleum London, Nigerian institute of management; chartered institute of bankers of Nigeria to name the few. Indeed Heritage Bank is in saved hands.