The Diamond Bank’s Executive Director, Regional Business, Lagos, Victor Ezenwoko was reportedly slumped and died immediately on Good Friday night in his home in Lagos.
However, the cause of the death is yet to be ascertained. 789marketing findings revealed that Ezenwoko, who left office on Thursday last week very cheerful did not show any sign of illness.
Sources from the media department of the bank, who said they did not have authority from the bank to speak said that the executive director, who is best loved by the managing director, Uzoma Dozie is one who was considered to lead the bank in the future.
“His death is a huge loss for the bank and the managing director is devastated. In fact the entire members of staff received the news of his demise with rude shock,” he added.
Ezenwoko was Head, Regional Businesses Upcountry, a position he attained in 2008 with the Bank.
Since he joined Diamond Bank Plc, Victor has worked across virtually every part of the country and his performance over the years underscores the aptness of his elevation to the Board. Victor is a 1986 Accountancy Graduate and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991.
He is an Alumnus of the prestigious Wharton Business School and an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. He has attended several business, professional and manpower development courses both within and outside Nigeria.He has altogether over 23 years working experience as an accountant and a banker from manufacturing, information technology and banking sectors with over 18 of those years in the banking sector. His banking career started at Ecobank Nigeria Plc in 1992 where he worked in the Financial Controls Department and later moved into a branch management position.
He joined Diamond Bank in July 1997 as a start up Branch Manager for Onitsha Bridgehead Branch and subsequently Branch Manager for Onitsha New Market Road Branch (1998-1999) and for Abuja Branch (1999-2000). Having made his mark in Branch Management, Victor was promoted to Regional Manager East (2000-2002). Between 2002 and 2003, he functioned as Group Head, Large Commercial Businesses (Head Office) and Group Head, Commercial Banking Lagos Island.