Nigeria Exchange Confirms Chiemeka As CEO

Nigeria Exchange Confirms Chiemeka As CEO

Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group) has announced the appointment of Mr. Jude Chiemeka as the substantial Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Exchange Limited, its operating exchange subsidiary. 

The appointment was effective July 1, 2024, following the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval. 

Since January 1, 2024, Mr. Chiemeka has been serving as the acting CEO of NGX, succeeding Mr. Temi Popoola, who transitioned to the role of Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NGX Group.  

Profile of Jude Chiemeka 
According to a statement signed by Clifford Akpolo Head, Group Communications and Partnerships. Mr. Chiemeka brings close to three decades of experience in African securities trading and asset management to his new role.  

His career includes serving as Executive Director of Capital Markets at NGX and MD/CEO at United Capital Securities Limited.  

He also worked at leading investment banking firms in Nigeria such as Chapel Hill Denham Securities and Rencap Securities (Nigeria).  

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Mr. Chiemeka is an alumnus of the University of Lagos, Lagos Business School, and the University of Oxford, UK.  

What the NGX Group said  
The Group Chairman, NGX Group, Alhaji (Dr) Umaru Kwairanga, stated that the strategic appointment aligns perfectly with the group’s succession plan and reinforces the synergy it continuously fosters across the group operations.  

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