Diamond Bank has announced its appointment as a Forum Member Adviser to the World Economic Forum (“WEF”), aimed to shape global, regional and industry agendas to deliver WEF’s mission of improving the state of the world.
Diamond is the first Nigerian company and the second African company to become a World Economic Forum Adviser.
Membership is on an invitation-only basis and is extended only to the most dynamic businesses who are using tech-driven disruption to drive growth.
CEO of Diamond, Uzoma Dozie, will also attend the WEF Annual Meeting in Davos to discuss a number of key themes including: promoting financial inclusion, particularly amongst women; Nigeria’s emerging technology-enabled entrepreneurial culture and Lagos as a hub for innovation; and the role of digital, technology and data in transforming banking.
Mr Dozie is scheduled to speak on a panel at an interactive workshop session entitled A Shared Vision for Financial Inclusion at 1530 on Wednesday 24 January at the Congress Centre, Jakobshorn.
Commenting on the appointment and his attendance at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Diamond Bank’s CEO Uzoma Dozie said:
“I am delighted that Diamond Bank was invited to join as a Forum Member Adviser of the World Economic Forum, as it is testament to our status as one of Nigeria’s leading innovators.”