Nigeria’s Top Industrialist Leaving Her Footprints In The Global World ?? Managing Director, Head of Sub Saharan Africa (Ex-RSA), one of the world’s largest financial institutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Yvonne Ike is a top investment banker who effortlessly commands influence in the global corporate world. She is credited for pioneering an impressive record of ground-breaking transactions in West Africa.
The Corporate giant who sits comfortably amongst the most influential business figures
internationally, prior to joining Bank of America served as former CEO for West Africa at Renaissance Capital in 2014, Partner at Africapital Management Limited 2009 – 2011 and Managing director at JP Morgan, 1984 – 2009. In 2012 Yvonne Ike was also appointed Non-Executive Director of Guinness Nigeria Plc.
An enviable career scaling untold heights, with over two decades extensive expertise in financial service including capital markets operations and fixed-income, derivatives… Yvonne, Managing Director, Bank of America launched her professional career as an auditor with Ernst and Young International. The leading capiltalist holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics.
Yvonne since joining Bank of America has contributed in no small measure to the company’s growth, establishing the institution in the front lines in terms of provision of international financial services in the sub-Saharan Africa region.
While serving as Managing Director at JP Morgan, she was instrumental in raising the profile of the country in the international market.
The leading financier led innovative transactions including GT Bank’s Global Depositary Receipt (GDR) a US750M listing on the London Stock Exchange, the US$300M UBA GDR. Yvonne in an advisory capacity, has provided financial and ratings advise to Nigeria’s Federal Government, Ghanaian Government etc. She also led a team that built a cross product business that exceeded revenues of $100m.
The leading financier has received international acclaim including being recognized by the Queen of England as one of Business’ top women in the UK impacting society. ?