The Head of Corporate Communications at Polaris Bank, Rasheed Bolarinwa has been reelected President of the Association of Corporate Affairs Managers of Banks.
This was announced on Wednesday after the ACAMB held its elections and annual general meeting in Lagos.
Bolarinwa is the incumbent president of the association, having been elected for a first tenure of two years in 2022.
After the swearing-in of new executives, Bolarinwa thanked members of the association for giving him another opportunity to serve.
He appreciated the immediate past executives and promised to consolidate on the gains and explore new frontiers to take the association to greater heights.
Bolarin anticipated fostering collaboration with both familiar faces and new voices, steering towards even greater success.
“With the new executive committee, we will continue to strive for excellence, explore avenues for growth, and uphold the highest standards of professionalism.
“Our communication platform will foster flourishing ideas, strengthen relationships, and harness the collective wisdom of our diverse membership, from elders and past presidents to current members and associates, propelling us forward,” Bolarinwa declared.
Other elected executives include Oze Kalu, 1st vice president (FirstBank); Tolulope Onipede, 2nd vice president (Guaranty Trust Bank); Sipe Babajide, Secretary General (EcoBank); Ikechukwu Iheagwam, assistant general secretary (Access Holdings Plc.); Hadjia Ishaq, financial secretary (Jaiz Bank); Morolake Ladipo, treasurer (Wema Bank); Omede Odekina, publicity secretary (United Bank for Africa) and Utulu Ozena, social secretary (Heritage Bank).
In 2023, ACAMB generated approximately N14.5m, comprising N11m from dues and an additional N3m from successful debt recovery from members.
The association noted that it had a savings balance of N30m and received N8m in donations during the same period.
Established in 1996, ACAMB serves as the umbrella body for managers and public relations professionals within the Nigerian banking sector.
The association is actively engaged in developing a new constitution with the primary goal of enhancing collaboration among banks, the government, and the public.
The first Vice President, ACAMB, Oze Kalu pledged to execute all promises made, and more, as the association charts a course toward new heights.
Kalu urged followers to join and support the association, assuring them that every pledge made today would be fulfilled.