The Group Managing Director of Access Holding Company, Herbert Wigwe has been reported killed in a crashed chopper in the United States of America.
The crash killed him and about 5 others in California.
Sources said the chopper was headed to Las Vegas when it crashed near a border city between Nevada and California on Friday night. The US government confirmed all onboard dead.
Wigwe has been CEO of Access Bank since January 2014.
According to his citation on Wikipedia, “Wigwe started his career at Coopers & Lybrand, Lagos as a management consultant, later qualifying as a chartered accountant. After a stint at Capital Bank, he joined GTBank where he spent over a decade working in corporate and institutional banking, rising to become the executive director in charge of institutional banking.
In 2002, Wigwe and his business partner, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede bought into what was then a small commercial bank, Access Bank – at the time, the 65th largest of the 89 banks in the country.”