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Valentine Ozigbo

<p>Valentine Ozigbo is the MD/CEO of the Company who has led thepositive transformation of the hotels in Abuja and Calabar for the past 6 years. He is the winner of Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality CEO of the Year (awarded at a global event in Spain) and winner of the National Tourism Transport Summit Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Hospitality Operations and Management.</p> <p>He is a hospitality expert, banker and accountant with over21 years' experience in hospitality and banking (commercial, retail,investment and international banking). Valentine is also a Chevening Scholar and winner of various university and work placebest student/staff awards. He graduated from Lancaster University,UK, with a Distinction in M.Sc. Finance. He also has an MBA inBanking & Finance and a B.Sc. in Accounting both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and was the best faculty student.</p> <p>Prior to joining the Company, Valentine was General Manager and Divisional Head in charge of Global Transaction Banking atKeystone Bank Limited, successor to Bank PHB. His remit covered product development, international business, global trade andeBusiness. Before then, he was the Divisional Head of InternationalBanking and Head of Global Strategic Alliances at United Bank forAfrica Plc. Valentine had also worked with FSB International Bank Plc. (now Fidelity Bank Plc), Continental Trust Bank Ltd ( now part ofUBA) and Diamond Bank Plc. He is a Fellow of the Institute ofChartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute ofTaxation of Nigeria and the Institute of Credit Administration. He was appointed to the Board in October, 2011.</p>