Gbenga Francis Shobo (born June 2, 1963) is currently Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (Lagos & West) with the bank.
A chartered accountant, Gbenga began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, a firm of chartered accountants, in 1986. Thereafter, he joined Victory Merchant Bank, commencing a career in banking that has spanned 23 years.
|Birth||2 June 1963, Lagos|
Gbenga Shobo Early life
Gbenga was born in Lagos. His father was a chemical engineer and mother was a nurse. Gbenga has two older siblings, Tosin and Funmi. He attended St Gregory’s College, Lagos for his secondary school certificate, before completing a bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Ife.
Gbenga Shobo Career
FBN Merchant Bank Limited
Gbenga worked for one year (2004 – 2005) with FBN Merchant Bank as General Manager, Corporate/Commercial Banking. He had responsibility for credit, relationship management, and business development, in a role that saw him coordinate the operations of the bank’s branches across the country.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited
Gbenga joined FirstBank from FBN Merchant Bank Limited as Group Head, National Corporates in 2006. He held different offices in the bank before becoming Executive Vice President, Retail South in 2010. Impassioned by the prospects for domestic small- and medium-sized businesses, in his role as Executive Director, Lagos & West, Gbenga was responsible for the public sector and retail banking businesses of FirstBank in the Lagos and West area.
On Monday 4 January 2016, Gbenga assumed office as Deputy Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Limited.
On Wednesday 29 April 2021, the Board of First Bank of Nigeria Limited at its meeting today, approved the appointment of Mr. Gbenga Shobo, currently Deputy Managing Director, as the Managing Director/CEO Designate of the bank. This decision is subject to all regulatory approvals. Gbenga succeeds Sola Adeduntan, who will be leaving the bank in accordance with the bank’s term limit for its Chief Executives, after successfully leading the bank since January 2016.
Gbenga Shobo Education
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an alumnus of Kellogg School of Management and Harvard
Business School. Gbenga also holds a B.Sc. Degree in Political Science from the University of Ife. In addition, he has taken various courses and attended various programmes in top-rated business schools including The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and Stanford University.
Gbenga Shobo Wife, Family, Son
A keen golfer and active lawn tennis player, Gbenga is married to Vivien Shobo, the CEO of Nigeria’s leading rating agency, Agusto & Co. They have two sons.
Gbenga Shobo net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-2021. So, how much is Gbenga Shobo worth at the age of 57 years old? Gbenga Shobo’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from Nigerian. We have estimated Gbenga Shobo’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
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