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Biography of Virginia ANOHU

Nigeria > Finance : Virginia ANOHU

Born on 05/07/1948 (format : day/month/year)

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Dr Virginia Anohu  (. July 5, 1948) is the Nigerian Vice Chairman/CEO, MGSL, Nigeria

Dr Mrs Virgy Anohu is Nigeria’s leading Mortgage Banker and a very senior veteran pan-African Banker with top strategic management experiences from Diamond Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA), First City Monument Bank, Guardian Express Bank and now the Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of Mortgage Guaranty Savings and Loans Limited. She is on the Board of Universal Service Provision Board of the Nigerian Communication Commission. She is a Board member of the Premium Pension Limited. Dr Anohu who is a literary scholar has a passion for poetry and has written, directed and produced many theatre performances. She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria and Harvard Business School Executive Education Programmes.

Her banking career began in Diamond Bank Plc where she worked for many years before moving to the United Bank for Africa as the Assistant General Manager in charge of Public Sector.She has also worked in First City Monument Bank as the Vice President of the Bank and was the Executive Director in charge of Commercial and Public Sector, Guardian Express Bank Plc

Dr. Anohu is on the board of Premium Pension Limited, a Pension Fund Administrator licensed under the Pension Reform Act 2004.In 2006, she was also appointed to the Board of the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) in NCC, an organisation set up under the Communications Act of 2003 to facilitate the rapid achievement of national policy goals for Universal Access to telecommunications, information and communications technologies.A distinguished academic, Dr. Anohu, lectured for many years in the English Department of University of Nigeria, Nsukka and was largely responsible for the increased capital flow into the University Coffers by her innate ability to mobilize funds from both corporate and individual donors.Her activities in the University enabled her seamless entry into the financial sector where she highlighted the importance of interpersonal skills in the banking industry.

Dr. (Mrs.) Anohu, an Aluminus of the prestigious Harvard Business School Boston, is a prolific writer, and has authored many works.Dr. Anohu obtained her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in English as well as a Doctorate Degree in Linguistic Strategies from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Last update : 09/02/2008

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