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Dr. Juliet Ehimuan Appointed as Non- Executive Director of Zenith Bank

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Zenith Bank Appoints Dr. Juliet Ehimuan as Non- Executive Director


Iexclusivenews Nigeria reports that the esteemed Board of Directors at Zenith Bank Plc has made Dr. Juliet Ehimuan the Non-Executive Director, effective from the 29th of August in the year 2023.


This momentous appointment, a proclamation that reverberated within a formal statement disseminated to the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited on the fateful Tuesday of August 29th, 2023, has garnered not only recognition but also the imprimatur of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).


Dr. Ehimuan, distinguished for her visionary role as the Founder and CEO of Beyond Limits, holds the esteemed position of former Director of Google West Africa. Her noteworthy accomplishments have earned her a place among the distinguished assembly of the top 20 influential women in Africa, as recognized by Forbes.


Significantly, the renowned London Business School has acknowledged her as one of a select group of 30 individuals who deeply impact global transformation. Amplifying this honor, her inclusion among the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) further emphasizes her substantial influence.


Dr. Ehimuan’s commendable contributions have traversed various media outlets, highlighted by her presence in the BBC Africa Power Women series and her prominence on CNN Innovate Africa.


With an impressive experience spanning over 25 years, predominantly within the realms of Technology, Oil & Gas, and New Media, spanning regions including Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Juliet emerges as a prominent advocate for Innovation, Transformation, and Leadership.


Her remarkable tenure exceeding 12 years at the helm of Google strongly underscores her pivotal role in nurturing the company’s presence across Nigeria and the extensive expanse of West Africa. During this time, she fervently championed initiatives to enhance digital accessibility, encourage local content development, foster skill acquisition, spur entrepreneurial growth, ignite innovation, and establish solid partnerships with significant private sector entities and governmental bodies.


Dr. Ehimuan’s influence extends beyond the corporate realm, permeating the technological ecosystem of Nigeria and the broader African continent. A key participant in committees shaping Nigeria’s national broadband strategy and the ICT incubation blueprint, her engagements extend to strategic advisory boards dedicated to driving economic growth. These engagements eloquently convey her steadfast commitment to shaping the technological future of Africa.


Her path is adorned with numerous accolades, reflecting her exceptional contributions to Africa’s digital landscape. She holds various board positions across diverse industries, spanning Finance, FMCG, Oil & Gas, Education, and social enterprises.


Her academic voyage is equally impressive, marked by the attainment of a Doctoral degree in Business from the esteemed Walden University situated in Minneapolis. Additionally, she boasts an Executive MBA from the venerable London Business School, fortified by a Postgraduate degree in Computer Science from the venerable University of Cambridge. Her foundational academic journey was paved with distinction, culminating in a BSc in Computer Engineering, adorned with first-class honors, from the distinguished Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.


The pantheon of academic achievements reveals Dr. Ehimuan’s receipt of the London Business School Global Women’s Scholarship and her recognition as both a Selwyn College Scholar and a Malaysian Commonwealth Scholar at the venerable Cambridge University.


In addition, she is proudly affiliated with the Cambridge Commonwealth Society as a Fellow. Her remarkable achievements were further underscored by the Nigeria Computer Society’s conferral of the IT Personality of the Year accolade upon her in 2012. In 2016, Marketing World recognized her as the Digital Personality of the Year, and the year 2015 bore witness to her reception of the distinguished Titans of Technology award from Technology Africa.