Fidelity Bank Plc has appointed Mrs Pamela Shodipo as executive director, south directorate, following regulatory approval by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The bank said in a statement that Pamela joined the board of Fidelity Bank Plc with over 25 years pf multi-functional and cross-border banking experience at leading financial institutions covering general management and business origination in diverse segments including corporate, commercial, consumer, retail and public sector.
The Chairman, Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr Mustafa Chike-Obi, said, “We are pleased to have Pamela Shodipo join the board of Fidelity Bank Plc. Her diverse experience across multiple functions in the banking industry is a welcome addition to the Board at this time.
“We are optimistic that she would play a key role in our quest to deliver prompt, value-adding and financially empowering services to our growing customer base.”
Shodipo commenced her professional career at International Standard Insurance Limited in January 1991, from where she joined United Commercial Bank Limited in 1992 as a customer service officer.
In April 1997, Pamela joined Zenith Bank where she worked until September 2007, rising to the position of assistant general manager, before joining United Bank for Africa Plc as regional director in October 2007.
Shodipo enjoyed an illustrious career at UBA and headed various regional banks. She was elevated to the position of general manager in 2017 and had direct supervisory responsibility for up to 28 branch managers from 2017 to 2020.
The stamen said, “Between October 2020 and November 2021, she was directorate head, Lagos 3/public sector, before her appointment as managing director/chief executive officer of UBA Benin Republic, where she served from December 2021 to November 2022. Pamela was the head of personal banking for the UBA Group overseeing Nigeria and Africa until her appointment to the Board of Fidelity Bank Plc.”