The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has appointed Juliet Ehimuan as a non-executive director of the firm effective August 29, 2023.
Ehimuan is the immediate past director of Google West Africa. She is also the founder and CEO of Beyond Limits.
The appointment, which was announced in a statement to the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited, has also been confirmed by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
She was named by Forbes as one of the top 20 power women in Africa, by the London Business School as one of 30 people changing the world, and as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD). She was also featured in the BBC Africa Power Women series, and on CNN Innovate Africa
During her remarkable 12-year tenure at Google, Juliet played a pivotal role in expanding the company’s presence in Nigeria and the wider West Africa region. She championed initiatives to increase digital access, local content development, skills acquisition, entrepreneurial growth, and innovation, and fostered strategic partnerships with leading private sector and government institutions.
Dr Juliet has made significant contributions to the tech ecosystem in Nigeria and Africa at large. She served on committees that developed the national broadband plan and ICT incubation strategy in Nigeria, and has been involved in national strategic advisory groups focused on economic growth. These engagements demonstrate her commitment to shaping the future of tech in Africa. She has received numerous awards for outstanding contributions to the digital landscape in Africa.