Chris Ogbechie


Chris Ogbechie is a Director of Palton Morgan Holdings. He has wide experience in marketing and strategy – derived from his work as Head of Marketing/Sales at Nestle Nigeria, Xerox, as well as his consulting work with Nigerian firms over the years.

Currently the Chairman of Diamond Bank Plc, Chris is also a member of the faculty at the Lagos Business School, where he leads sessions on strategy and corporate governance and where he is also the Head of the Strategy Group. He is also a visiting professor in Strathmore Business School.

His current research and consulting interests are in strategic planning and corporate governance. He has several publications in financial services marketing, strategic planning, corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance. He has also presented papers in various international conferences.
Some of his most notable publications include:

Strategic Marketing of Financial Services – A Nigerian Perspective, and Re-engineering the Nigerian Society through Social Marketing.

Chris has been involved with several start-ups, is on the board of several companies and has led several consulting engagements involving Corporate and Business Strategy Development, Customer and Employee Engagement Measurement and Process Development, Marketing Strategy Development and Restructuring for financial institutions all around Africa.

Chris Ogbechie has a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manchester University, an MBA from Manchester Business School and a PhD in Corporate Governance from Brunel University.

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