Our strength lies in our people. This is why we continue to invest heavily in recruiting and retaining the right kind of people with the necessary skills, experience and knowledge required to help us keep our promise of delivering exceptional services to all our clients..
Kennedy Ichibor, CFA
MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Kennedy Ichibor is an alumni of the University of Benin and a Chartered Accountant, with over 20 years experience in Corporate and Investment banking transactions within the Zenith Bank Group
He has participated actively in the structuring of high profile debt facilities for multinational companies in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Breweries, Commodities, Agriculture and Steel sectors in Nigeria.
He is currently the MD / CEO of Quantum Zenith Capital & Investments Limited and has been actively involved in sizeable Debt and Equity transactions in the Capital markets over the years in sectors such as Power, FMCG, Financial Institutions and Sub nationals.
Marie is a senior finance professional with over 15 years of experience in the financial service industry spanning across financial control, financial management, financial audit, and compliance.
Prior to joining Quantum Zenith Capital & Investments Limited as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, Marie worked as Senior Manager at PWC Nigeria. She began her career in PwC Nigeria and then went on to work as a Senior Associate at PWC New York in their Assurance & Business Advisory Services and Assurance, Banking & Capital Markets units, resp. There she prepared audited financial statements, analyzed internal controls, and developed audit plans for statutory audit of top tier banking and capital market related clients.
She now sits on the board of the 4 (four) Quantum Zenith entities and works to support the management teams of the entities while overseeing the financial control responsibilities of the entities.
Marie is an alumnus of Covenant University, Nigeria where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Hult International Business School, Cambridge with a concentration in Finance & Strategy and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
VICE PRESIDENT - FINANCIAL ADVISORY
Oladayo Oduwole has over 14 years of experience in the energy and financial services sector. Oladayo worked in the M&A team at JPMorgan Chase in Johannesburg, Equities team at Markit Group, London and Corporate Finance teams at Skye Financial Services and Oando PLC both in Lagos
He participated and led various transactions across different industries and more recently in the oil and gas space in Nigeria. He has experience in M&A, project finance, balance sheet restructuring, financial strategy and corporate derivatives.
Oladayo studied Financial Strategy at Oxford, Finance at Imperial College, Economics and Econometrics at Nottingham.
VICE PRESIDENT - STRUCTURING & LEGAL
Uche Ugoji has over 19 years’ experience in corporate/project finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions, litigation & dispute resolution and regulatory compliance. She has advised companies, lenders, investors and governments on various legal and financial structures.
Prior to joining Quantum Zenith Capital & Investments Limited, Uche was a Senior Associate at Aluko and Oyebode, one of the largest commercial law firms in Nigeria and a key member of the Corporate Commercial Practice with responsibility for business advisory, financing, PPPs and M&A transactions. Uche studied law at the University of Ibadan and holds a Masters in Law and Finance from Queen Mary, University of London. She is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), UK. She has a Diploma in Financial Accounting from Harvard Business School Online
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