Jero Omare-Ogah

Jero Omare-Ogah

Managing Director at Fortis Mobile Money

Biography

JJero Omare-Ogah, a gifted leader of people and manager of resources, is an alumnus of Nigeria’s Ambrose Alli University, the Harvard Kennedy School, MIT Sloan School of Management, Columbia Business School, Jack Welch Management Institute, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, the Helix Institute of Digital Finance and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, where he obtained a certification in Digital Money. He is a financial sector expert with deep expertise in Digital Finance, as well as Impact and Inclusive Banking. He is a thought leader and has contributed to several articles in both the local and international media.

He is a seasoned executive with over 15 years’ experience spanning such areas as Banking Operations, Strategy, Business Development, Financial Inclusion, Digital Payment Solutions, Business Process re-engineering, Organizational Alignment, Project Management as well as Strategic Planning & Execution.

Jero is currently the Managing director/CEO of Fortis Mobile Money Ltd where he is responsible for driving sustainable growth, innovation and corporate strategy. He was the COO of Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc. where he was responsible for crafting competitive strategies and implementing same. Fortis MFB Plc is one of the two microfinance Banks listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the only Microfinance Bank to be issued with a Mobile Payment license by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Jero has led many ground-breaking initiatives that have not only deepened financial inclusion in Nigeria but have also made Fortis one of the fastest growing institutions in the country.He is an energetic leader known for his ability to envision and create successful outcomes in complex situations in diverse industries and functional expertise, with a tenacious commitment to driving sales, profit, efficiency and market share growth.

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