Sterling Bank Plc has appointed Abubakar Suleiman as its new Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, CEO.
Born 19th August 1973
Mr. Suleiman earned a degree in Economics at the University of Abuja, a Masters degree in Major Program Management from the University of Oxford, and has attended various executive education programs at INSEAD, Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, and Said Business Schools.
Joined MBC International Bank (Now First Bank) in 1998, at 25.
Joined the Treasury and Assets & Liability Management unit of Citibank in 2000 at 27 Moved to Sterling Bank at age 30 in 2003
Became Group Treasurer at age 33 Appointed Integrated Director in 2011 at the age of 38
Rose to the position of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sterling Bank in 2012, age 39
Appointed Executive Director in April 2014, age 41 Age 43,
January 2018, announced Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer with effect from April 1st 2018.
No other person than Mr. Suleiman Abubakar, the MD/CEO-elect of Sterling Bank Nigeria Plc Congratulations Mr. Suleiman.
This is a story of consistency, hard work, grit, focus and passionate pursuit of a worthy cause. Congratulations to the Sterling Bank family on the elevation of a great leader.