LAGOS, Nigeria; 15 December, 2016

Union Bank’s innovative leadership and networking series, ‘Engage’ held its 3rd edition on Friday 9 December, 2016 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotels, Lagos, with young entrepreneurs and professionals in attendance.

An initiative of Union Bank, ‘Engage’, which has held in Abuja and Port Harcourt, is a networking event for professionals and entrepreneurs to connect and share innovative ideas and foresight on how to thrive better.

Themed ‘Navigating and Succeeding in Tough Times’, the series takes into consideration the current tough economic transition in Nigeria, and how it puts pressure on businesses, especially those owned by young entrepreneurs and even in business where these professionals work.

Some entrepreneurs and professionals present at the event were: Head, Elite & Royalty Banking, Union Bank, Dayo Odulate; Head, Communication and Media, Union Bank, Omotola Oyebanjo; Group Head, Commercial Banking, Union Bank, Gloria Omereonye; Founder, LEAP Africa, Ndidi Nwuneli; Country Director, Alstrom Group, Tola Sapara; CEO, SurkReo Communications, Daniel Emeka; CEO, Cregital, Evans Akanno; Co-Founder, Pledge51, Zubair Abubakar; Founder, MyLekkiAttitude, Adewale Adetona; Founder, Mamalette, Anike Lawal; amongst others.

“With almost 100 years of experience in the Nigerian financial industry, Union Bank understands the need to adapt and also anticipate new challenges. Tough times does not affect big companies alone, but also small businesses and individuals too,” said Omotola Oyebanjo, Head of Communications and Media, Union Bank. “We created ‘Engage’, a platform that allows young professionals and business leaders network, engage, identify and recommend real-time solutions to challenges faced by corporate organisations, businesses and even professionals in their chosen careers.”

The Engage Series and the launch of three (3) state-of-the-art branches in Lagos are part of the engagement activities accompanying Union Bank’s transformation across the country.


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