Our Board of Directors

Obinna Ufudo is a highly experienced financial services and corporate management professional with over 20 years of post-graduate experience. He held senior positions in trading, investments, general management and financial advisory. As CEO of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, he increased shareholder value by over $1 billion and won the Top 25 CEO of quoted Nigerian companies award twice. He also holds an EMBA from the IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona Spain and a B.Sc. in Finance from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu, Nigeria.

Obinna Ufudo

Chairman

Kanayo Eni-Ikeh is the CEO of Atiat, a finance and leasing company offering finance and operating leases, structured financing, fleet management, insurance brokerage, car rentals, and driver outsourcing. He holds a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences and has professional training in strategy, management, and marketing. With over 15 years of experience in financial services in retail, business, and commercial banking, he held managerial roles in organizations such as Process Flow Outsourcing, Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, VFD Group, and VFD Microfinance Bank. He transformed Atiat Leasing as CEO, leading to growth and stability after his success as GM of Business Development at VFD-MFB.

Kanayo Eni-Ikeh

Managing Director/CEO

Obiageli Ejiofor is the Executive Director of Business Development at Atiat Limited with over 22 years of experience in banking and financial services. She has worked at UBA, Fidelity Bank and Access Bank. She holds a B.Sc. in Accounting, an MBA from the University of Hull and has completed executive training programs in financial management, business analysis and management, and client experience.

Obiageli Ejiofor

ED, Business Development

Olisaeloka is the Executive Director, Operations of Atiat Limited, prior to this, he was Head of Operations of VFD Microfinance Bank. He started his career with Guaranty Trust Bank in April 2006 as an Executive Trainee. He then progressed in his career with Guaranty Trust Bank and became Branch Head at Oba Akran and Oiuelegba branches in 2013 and 2016 respectively. In 2018, he moved to the Compliance Unit of GTBank as a Compliance supervisor. Olisaeloka Ifeajuna holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Nigeria, Enugu and an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University in 0sun State. Olisa is currently undergoing an Accounting Certification with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountant(ACCA)

Olisa Ifeajuna

ED, Operations

Gbenga is an Executive Director at VFD Group PIc with over 12 years of experience in business processes, technology, and strategy. He has a degree in Mathematics from Obafemi Awolowo University and previously worked at KPMG Advisory Services as a manager in the Technology division. He currently oversees the strategy, technology and operations division of VFD Group and its subsidiaries.

Gbenga Omolokun

Non Executive Director

Oladipupo Adeoye is a finance professional with over 10 years of experience in fixed income trading, treasury management, investment banking, and private equity. He has expertise in mergers and acquisitions, securities trading, project management, business turnaround, and strategic planning. Adeoye started his career at Access Bank where he received an award for being the best graduating student. He then moved on to Treasury and became Head of the Fixed Income Trading Unit. After working at Heirs Holdings, where he was involved in private equity investments across Africa, he joined UBA as a Manager in charge of fixed income trading. Adeoye is currently the Treasurer at VFD Group.

Oladipupo Adeoye

Non Executive Director

Dr. Onubogu holds a Physics degree from University of Jos, MBA from University of Pretoria, Advanced Management certificate from Wharton Business School and Doctorate in Business Administration from SBS Swiss Business School. Having worked for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Guinness Nigeria, Promasidor, Kimberly Clark, Frutta Juice and Services and Prosperity Capital Management. He served as Executive Director for Promasidor and TGI and was CEO of Frutta Juice and Services. He serves on multiple company boards and is an adjoint faculty member at University of Lagos Business School. He runs a management consulting practice and is an alum of Wharton Business School, former exec committee member of Advertisers Association of Nigeria, served on the marketing committee for the Nigerian Olympic Committee, is a fellow and former council member of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, and National President of Federal Government College Jos Old Students Association.

Dr. Onyekachi Onubogu

Non Executive Director

Azubike is the Managing Director of Anchoria Asset Management. He is experienced in Retail & Commercial Banking, Strategic Planning, Financial Analysis, Fund Management and has worked for Zenith Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, and VFD Group. He was the Managing Director of Bank before joining Anchoria Asset Management. He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers, Canada Securities Institute and SEC.

Azubike Emodi

Non Executive Director

Gbeminiyi Shoda is a legal practitioner with experience in Corporate and Commercial Law. She started her career 10 years ago and is currently the MD of Structure HQ, providing corporate and commercial solutions. Previously, she worked at VFD Group as the head of Legal, Compliance, and Company Secretariat. She is a member of the NBA, SBL, FRCN, IOD and sponsored by SEC. She has a degree from Lagos State University and a BL from Nigeria Law

Gbeminiyi Shoda

Non Executive Director

Chief Callistus N.C. Nweke is the Founder and Chairman of Chizzy Nigeria Limited, a chemicals and technical support company, providing services to the Paints and Inks Industry in Nigeria and other countries in West Africa. The Company was established in the mid-1980s, when he noticed a lacuna within the industry in sourcing chemical raw materials for manufacturing companies. Mr. Nweke has over forty-five (45) years' experience in the technical and trade industries, both in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. He cut his teeth as a young engineer when he joined Mobil Exploration Nigeria Incorporated (now Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited), as a Pupil Engineer in 1974 and resigned as a Drilling Engineer in 1976. Upon his resignation from Mobil, he joined International Paints West Africa Limited (IPWA), then a subsidiary of Courtaulds Coatings UK, where he rose from Production Manager to become the first Operations Director of the company.

Chief Callistus N.C. Nweke

Non Executive Director

Suleiman Lawal is a Non Executive Director at VFD Group. He is a business strategist with vast experience in project management and proven leadership & management skills in challenging, multicultural, & fast-paced environments.

Suleiman Lawal

Non Executive Director

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