Chief Henry Okolo

Chairman
Chief Henry Okolo is a Chartered Accountant and the Chief Executive Officer of Dorman Long Engineering Limited. He holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1978). Chief Okolo was a past coordinator of the West African Enterprise Network (Nigerian Chapter) from 1995-1997 and the Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. He became the Chairman of C&I Leasing Plc in 2016.

Emeka Ndu

Vice Chairman
Mr. Emeka Ndu, a Chartered Accountant and Group Vice Chairman of C&I Leasing Plc was until June 2000, the Chairman of the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN). Mr. Ndu has served as the Chairman of the Shipping and Marine Services Sub-Committee of the National Consultative Forum set up by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (National Content Division) to promote indigenous content in the Nigerian oil & gas industry.

Andrew Otike-Odibi

Managing DIrector
Mr. Andrew Otike-Odibi is a Chartered Accountant, and currently the Managing Director of C&I Leasing Plc. He joined C&I Leasing in 1998 as a Senior Manager and was appointed to the Board in 2007. Prior to joining C&I, Mr. Otike-Odibi was a Branch Manager with Diamond bank Plc. He holds a B.Sc. and MBA from the University of Benin. He became the Managing Director of C&I Leasing Plc in 2016.

Larry Ademeso

Non-Executive Director
Mr. Larry O. Ademeso is currently the MD/CEO of Custodian Life Assurance Ltd. Prior to his present position, he was the MD/CEO of Royal Exchange Prudential Life Plc from 2009-2011 and joined the Crusader Group as the MD/CEO of Crusader Life Assurance Ltd. Mr. Ademeso obtained his first and second degrees in Insurance and Marketing respectively from the University of Lagos. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and Associate Member of the International Insurance Society. He is an Alumni of the Lagos Business School.

Omotunde Alao-Olaifa

Non-Executive DIrector
Mr. Tunde Alao-Olaifa is an Associate Director at Leadway Assurance Company Limited with focus on Propriety Investment and Unquoted Assets. In addition to his Investment function, he is also tasked with managing the firm's Corporate Finance. He graduated from University of Ibadan with a degree in Political Science and an MBA from the Pan Atlantic University (Lagos Business School).

Patrick Sule Ugboma

Non-Executive Director
Sir. Patrick Sule Ugboma is a graduate of Management Studies, Imo State University. He has a Diploma in Management from Nottingham University, England. He is currently the MD of DEC Oil and Gas Limited. He is also a Director in several companies in Nigeria.

Babatunde O. Edun

Non-Executive DIrector
Mr. Babatunde Edun is a serial entrepreneur with demonstrated experience in turning around a number of under-performing assets and has keen interest in Mergers & Acquisitions as well as Nigerian anchored investments. He is currently the Managing Director of Accat Nigeria Limited, an integrated telecommunications services provider to the GSM industry in Nigeria and is on the board of several companies in the country. Mr. Edun is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD), the Lagos Polo and Ikoyi Clubs, and serves on the PTA Executive of the Saint Saviour’s School, Ikoyi, Lagos. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and obtained his first degree from the University of Lagos.

Zahi El Khatib

Non-Executive Director
Zahi El Khatib has been and still remains the Managing Director, Private Equity at Abraaj Group since September 2001. He holds a Masters (MSc) in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics. His expertise in Finance spans through his achievement and deep knowledge of Private Equity having served as the Vice President, Private Equity at Gulf Capital and Associate Vice-President, Private Equity at Investocorp Investment.

Alex Mbakogu

Executive Director
Mr. Mbakogu Alexander has held several positions since joining C&I Leasing Plc, including Management Accountant and Head Treasury and Manager, Finance and Accounts. Until recently, he was the Managing Director, Leaseafric Ghana. He is a fellow of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a member of the Institute of Credit and Risk Administration of Nigeria and the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants of Nigeria.

C & I Leasing PLC 2017 FY Annual Report