Emmanuel Emefienim commenced his banking career with Oceanic Bank Plc (now Ecobank Nigeria) in 1992, where he rose to the position of Head, Credit & Marketing before joining United Bank for Africa Plc as Manager, Commercial Banking. Mr. Emefienim also worked in Savannah Bank Plc and FSB International Bank Plc (now Fidelity Bank Plc) over a period of six years before joining Equitorial Trust Bank (ETB) in 2006.
In ETB, he excelled and rose to the position of Zonal Business Director. Following the acquisition of Equitorial Trust Bank and its consolidation into Sterling Bank in 2011, he assumed the position of Regional Business Executive covering the South-South 2 Region, a role in which he excelled, leading to the expansion of his responsibilities to cover the entire South-South & Mid-west Regions in 2017.
Emmanuel Emefienim is currently the Executive Director, Institutional Banking, Sterling Bank Plc. He has over 25 years of experience in, treasury, sales, credit and institutional banking.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Benin (UNIBEN), two Masters’ degrees in banking and finance, as well as business administration from the same university. Emmanuel Emefienim is also an Alumnus of both the Harvard Business School and Wharton School, Pennsylvania.