ACAMB Constitutes New Executive Committee, Returns Bolarinwa, Others For Next Level Growth
The Association of Corporate and Marketing Communication Professionals in Nigerian Banks (ACAMB) has constituted a new Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the Association in the next two years, at it just concluded Annual General Meeting (AGM) which held in Lagos on Wednesday.
In what has been described as a vote of confidence for the immediate past leadership of the association, most members of the committee were voted back into the executive committee for a second term. Members of the new committee include President: Rasheed Bolarinwa of Polaris Bank; Vice President (VP)1, Oze K Oze of FirstvBank; VP2: Tolulope Onipede of Guaranty Trust Bank; General Secretary, Jide Sipe of ECOBANK; Assistant General Secretary, Iyke Iheagwam of Access Bank; Financial Secretary, Halima Isha of JAIZ Bank; Treasurer, Morolake Philip-Ladipo of Wema Bank; Social Secretary, Ozena Utulu of Heritage Bank; and Publicity Secretary, Omede Odekina of United Bank for Africa (UBA).
The elections was the major highlight of AGM which held in Lagos on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, where members reflect on the accomplishments of the past year and to shape the future direction of the association.
The AGM, attended by ACAMB members, past leaders and elders, provided a platform for meaningful discussions, strategic planning, and the exchange of ideas among banking professionals who form the backbone of ACAMB. The event showcased the commitment of the association to foster collaboration and innovation within the financial sector.
Rasheed Bolarinwa who returns as President, expressed gratitude for the trust placed in the new leadership team and emphasised the importance of unity and collaboration to achieve the association’s objectives. “We will continue to strive for excellence, explore new avenues for growth, and uphold the highest standards of professionalism”.
ACAMB, according to him, “will be a platform where ideas flourish, relationships strengthen, and the collective wisdom of our diverse membership (from our elders, past Presidents, members and associates), propels us forward”.
The General Secretary of ACAMB, Jide Sipe, while presenting the scorecard of the outgoing Exco, said “despite the odds, we remained resolute and hopeful for a better future. The goal is to continue to advance, attain lofty heights and better place the Association within the financial sector. We promise our commitment to deliver on our founding mandate to continuously protect the image and reputation of the Association. We remain optimistic and grateful for all your support over the years and in the future that we behold”.
In addition to the election results, the AGM included discussions on upcoming initiatives, projects, and events planned by the association for the 2024 financial year. Members actively participated in these discussions, providing valuable insights and suggestions to shape the future trajectory of the Association.