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Access Bank appoints Hassan Usman to the board


2007 Tutu Fellow Hassan Musa Usman has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Access Bank Plc, following the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Access Bank is a Nigerian multinational commercial bank, owned by Access Bank Group. Hassan brings his experience as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Aso Savings and Loans Plc to his board position, as well as other previous experience in this space.

Hassan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of New Frontier Development Limited, an investment company focused on financial advisory work, hospitality, real estate and proprietary investments in startups and challenged companies in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) space. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Al-Qalam (Pen) Foundation, a non-profit that provides educational opportunities to disadvantaged children.

Prior to his new appointment, he was an Executive Director at Abuja Investment and Property Development Company Limited.

Commenting on Usman’s appointment, the Chairman of Access Bank Plc, Ajoritsedere Awosika said, ‘’We are delighted to be joined by Hassan, a leader with a rich blend of academic, entrepreneurial and public sector experience, which are all relevant to the needs of our Board. As we embark on the next phase of our enterprise transformation, we continue to strengthen the diversity of our board, we are strongly convinced that he will no doubt add significant value to our quest to become Africa’s Gateway to the World.’’

Read more on his appointment at World Stage.

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