Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

"Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe is the Group Managing Director & CEO of Access Bank Plc, one of the foremost banks in Nigeria and Sub-Sahara Africa, ranked among the top 500 global banks currently serving over 44million individual and corporate account holders through over 600 branches and more than 3,000 ATMs in major centers across Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom. Herbert Wigwe, Access Bank, and UNICEF have a collaboration in place to offer support to vulnerable children, orphans, and internationally displaced persons in the northern part of Nigeria. To raise awareness for this purpose, the bank organizes the annual high-profile Access Bank/UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tournament. In 2017, Mr. Wigwe was named co-chair of Nigerian Business Coalition against AIDS, a private sector initiative to help eradicate HIV/AIDS and support people living with the condition. He sponsors the ‘Thought-Leadership Series’ known as The Access Conference and supports public policy formation and anti-corruption efforts. Prior to Access, Mr. Wigwe worked for Coopers & Lybrand, Capital Bank, and GTBank. He attended Federal Government College, University of Nigeria Nsukka, North Wales University (now Bangor), University of London, and Harvard Business School Executive Management Program. He is also the Chairman of Access Bank (UK) Limited, and a Director of the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company Plc (NMRC). He is married to Chizoba Wigwe (née Nwuba) and has 4 children: Chizi, Tochi, Hannah, and David." [1]

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Trustees, The Africa Center, accessed January 19, 2021.