Mr PETER OLADELE ASHADE
GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
UNITED CAPITAL PLC
W : www.unitedcapitalplcgroup.com
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He started his career as a professional registrar with Union Bank of Nigeria Plc (Registrar Department) in 1989 where he worked in various units in different capacities until 2000 when he resigned his appointment to join First Registrars Limited as one of the pioneer management staff. He was fully involved in the restructuring and transformation of the company from a departmental status in First Bank Plc to a wholly owned subsidiary of the bank. He later joined Meristem Registrars Limited as the pioneer Managing Director/Registrar in 2004 until his appointment in June 2006 as the Managing Director/CEO of UBA Registrars Limited a subsidiary within the UBA Group. Presently, he’s the Group Chief Executive (GCEO) of United Capital Plc. He join the group in the month of June, 2018.
A Banking and Finance graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University (formally Ogun State University) and Masters Degree holder from Obafemi Awolowo University (Formally University of Ife), Ile-Ife & also bagged Msc in Finance from prestigious University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos State. He is also a Fellow Member of notable professional bodies such as Institute of Capital Market Registrars of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria & Institute of Directors, Nigeria. He is a Christian married with children.
United Capital Plc operates as a financial services group with four main businesses: Investment Banking, Asset Management, Trust, and Securities Brokerage. The businesses operate as separate businesses with their own individual Managing Directors.
Each of the Managing Directors reports to me as the Group Chief Executive Officer. All the businesses are also supported by different functional units. The heads of each of the functional units also report to me. The United Capital Group also operates from the Southern and Northern regions (out of Port Harcourt and Abuja respectively). Each of the Heads of the Regions also report to me.
I report to the Board of Directors headed by the Chairman of the Board.
United Capital Plc is an integrated financial services group currently operating in four main business areas: Investment Banking; Asset Management; Trustee Services; and Securities Brokerage (the “Group”). The Group is based in Lagos, Nigeria with some presence in the Northern and Southern regions; operating out of Abuja and Port Harcourt respectively.
The Group currently has over 90 employees. As at Q3 2018, the Group made a profit after tax of N3.1Billion.