Paul Usoro Appointed Chairman Of Access Bank
Paul Usoro, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has been appointed as Chairman of Access Bank Plc. The legal luminary joined Access Bank Board in 2014. He has chaired the bank’s board in different capacities, as board of human resources and sustainability committee and then Technical Committee on Retail Expansion. He was also the Vice-Chairman of the Board’s Risk Management.
He has also represented Access Bank as a Non-Executive Director on the board of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc.
The graduate of law from the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, who graduated in 1981 and was called to bar the next year, has put in over 30 years’ experience in legal practice. He is a highly experienced litigator and communication law expert. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the founder, Senior Partner of Paul Usoro and Co.
Usoro was elected the president of NBA in 2018, he served for two years before moving to PZ Cusson Nigeria Plc where he was made the Non-Executive Director.