PRESS RELEASE —-Following the confirmation by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), leading life insurer, FBNInsurance has announced the appointment of Mr. Festus Izevbizua as Executive Director, Finance and Administration.
Izevbizua’s illustrious career started at the prestigious Deloitte Akintola Williams and Co. in 1991 where he was exposed to the basics of Accounting, Auditing and Risk Management. After a five-year stint at Deloitte Akintola Williams, he joined the banking industry and went on to have a glowing career for over 18 years spanning leading banks including Diamond Bank, United Bank for Africa and Standard Chartered Bank where he was Finance Operational Risk Manager and later Financial Controller before joining FBNInsurance as Chief Financial Officer in 2014.
Festus has almost three decades’ experience in Banking, Operational Risk Management, Oil and Gas, Accounting, Tax Matters and International Finance. He is a distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and a Senior member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Benin and an MSc in Finance from the University of Calabar. He is also an Alumnus of Colombia Business School, New York and a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (ICA).