The Board of Directors Emerald Leasing Limited has appointed Otis Ehiemuan as Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer effective April 1st, 2022.
The appointment was made in line with the resignation of the pioneer MD/CEO, Chijioke Oraelosi. Chijioke resigned after two years of extraordinary stewardship and profound leadership that has led Emerald to its position as a top leasing company in Nigeria today to pursue other endeavours.
The management and staff of Emerald sincerely wish Mr Oraelosi all the best.
A hearty congratulations to Otis Ehiemuan, who has been the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Finance since joining the brains behind Emerald Leasing in May 2020.
Otis is a vastly experienced financial and corporate management services expert, with training from reputable institutions of learning. Over the years, Otis has garnered a wealth of experiences from the Insurance, Banking, Capital Market, and Leasing sector where he has played active roles in various management capacities.
Otis is a graduate of Accounting from Yaba college of technology and an alumnus of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) where he obtained an MBA with a specialization in Marketing. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and was subsequently made a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA).
Otis also undertook an executive-level business education from the prestigious Frankfurt School of Finance and Management where he obtained a specialization in Asset and Liability Management in 2014.
Otis’s post-graduate work experience began with his role as a Senior Superintendent at the American International Insurance Company Plc. He later joined IMB International Bank and was seconded to IMB Securities Plc as the Head of Treasury (HOT). He was also made the Divisional Head, Treasury & Capital Management in Stacoprime Capital Limited before joining Aquila Group.
Otis began his journey in the leasing sector as the Group Treasurer of Aquila Group for seven years before he was later appointed as the Chief Risk Officer at the same company. After two years in the role, he moved on to ATIAT leasing limited where he was the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer before Joining the brains behind Emerald Leasing Limited.
Since he joined Emerald, he has displayed professionalism, integrity, and commitment to the set objectives of the company where he is also a member of the board of directors.
Being a self-starter with strong analytical skills, Otis brings strategic thinking, inspirational leadership, and energetic and entrepreneurial skills to his job.
The entire members of staff at Emerald leasing limited are fully committed to working with him to continue to steer the company to lofty heights.