The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe, lost his life in a ghastly plane crash accident.
Wigwe and his wife and son died on Friday in a helicopter accident in California, United States, US.
Before his death, Herbert had a degree in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
He also had an MA in Banking and Finance from the University College of North Wales (now Bangor), and an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of London.
Wigwe started his career at Coopers & Lybrand, Lagos, as a management consultant, later qualifying as a chartered accountant.
After a stint at Capital Bank, he joined Guaranty Trust Bank where he spent over a decade working in corporate and institutional banking, rising to become the executive director in charge of institutional banking.
Wigwe also served as the Chairman of Access Bank Ghana Limited, Access Investment & Securities Limited, Central Securities and Clearing System (CSCS). He was the Chairman of Access Bank (UK) Limited until his demise.