In a statement, the bank described the new ED as an outstanding banker with 20 years’ experience 15 of which were spent with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc where he retired in 2008 as an ED.
His experience in GTBank spanned corporate banking and risk management.
Habib has since 2008 been the Managing Director of Gremcoh Services Limited, his family owned agriculture and real estate enterprise. He holds a First Class Bachelor of Science degree in Agric Economics from University of Maiduguri (1986) and Master of Science in Banking and Finance from Bayero University Kano (1997).
He has attended several Executive Development programmes in leading institutions including African Development Bank, Harvard, IMD, D.C Gardner London and Insead.
‘’He brings on board a very rich professional and board level experience relevant to our Bank and our industry. These skills will no doubt support our bank’s quest to become the World’s Most Respected African Bank.”