Board and Management Team

Victor Etuokwu, HCIB

Deputy Managing Director, Retail North

Mr. Etuokwu’s appointment as Deputy Managing Director, Retail North became effective In May 2022. He was appointed an Executive Director of the Bank in 2012 and his appointment was renewed in 2022 following the expiration of his second term. He has approximately three (3) decades of banking experience cutting across Operations, Information Technology, Business Development and Retail Banking.  

He commenced his professional career in Citibank Nigeria where he served in various capacities including Head, Operations and Records and Reconciliations. He joined the Bank in 2003 and has led several critical projects including the mergers with the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc.

Mr Etuokwu holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree and a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Ibadan and University of Benin respectively. He has attended several executive education programmes in prestigious institutions including Oxford Business School. 

He is an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and represents the Bank on the boards of E-Tranzact Plc and Unified Payments Services Limited. He also sits on the Board of Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited

Professional Experience

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Appointment Date

Board Committee Membership 


May 2022-Date


Deputy Managing Director, Retail North, Access Bank Plc 


Senior Honorary Member - Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB)

Effective May 2022

Member-Board Credit Committee

2012 to May 2022 


Executive Director, Access Bank Plc 

January 2011-January 2012


Integration Director, Access Bank / Intercontinental Bank Business Combination Project (General Manager)


Masters in Business Administration-University of Benin  

Member-Board Digital and Information Technology Committee




February 2008-January 2011

(Head, Retail Banking Division)

Access Bank Plc 

(General Manager)


Bachelor of Science,  Human Nutrition- University of Ibadan

July 2006-February 2008

Head, Retail Banking Division

Access Bank Plc 

(Deputy General Manager)



Director of Integration – Access Bank Merger Group


(Deputy General Manager)



Group Head, Branch Services and Cash Management


Access Bank Plc 

(Assistant General Manager)

2001 – 2003


Head, Records and Reconciliation, Internal Control Unit, Citibank Bank Nigeria   

Deputy Head, Quality Assurance/     Verification/Technology Control Unit




Head, Cash Management Operations Unit, Citibank Nigeria



Head of Operations,  Citibank Nigeria 



Head, Sundries, Clearing and General Internal Services Units


Citibank Nigeria



Head Teller, Head Office


Citibank Nigeria 

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