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Fumbi Chima – Independent Non-Executive Director, Africa Prudential Plc


Fumbi Chima is an accomplished senior executive and Non-Executive Director with extensive experience, leading digital transformations within established, global corporations. She is a Chief Information Officer and business leader, who focuses on driving business outcomes through the use of technology and digital solutions, with in-depth experience in global transformational programmes and inspiring an organisation to embrace a new future.

Prior to joining Adidas as CIO in 2019, she has been the transformational CIO for several global organisations including the CIO of Fox Network Group, CIO at Burberry Corporation, CIO of Walmart Stores Inc Asia business operations, and CIO of American Express’ Global Corporate Technologies.

She has a proven track record of successfully partnering with business leaders and building world-class teams. She has a Bachelor of Arts, Politics and Philosophy, University of Hull, North Humberside, U.K. In addition, she has a post graduate certification in Women Corporate Directorship, Hong Kong University and Executive Leadership Development of Harvard University.

Highlights of her career include developing and managing the execution of multi-channel digital strategies that doubled revenue and decreased spending by 23%, creating significant margin expansion.

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Within another strategic initiative, she led a team that divested low-value functions and reinvested in high-value ones that had an impact of several billion dollars in additional incremental annual revenue.

She has both for and non-profit board experience and is a sought-after speaker on topics ranging from the CIO’s role in the executive suite and boardroom, to making digital part of an organisation’s culture. She has been recognised as a top leader in STEM, globalisation, and IT.

Chima is a seasoned, ROI-driven business leader who possesses extensive experience leading large global IT organisations with particular expertise in executing global growth strategies, and post-merger synergy capture, technology build-out, and rapidly scalable IT infrastructure, critical to the success of start-up, mid-sized, and multibillion-dollar organisations in complex, high-volume and information-intensive environments.

She is an independent Non-Executive Director at Africa Prudential Plc. Africa Prudential Plc is transforming the African continent through innovative solutions, superior investor services and business support services

They are the leading share registration and business support solutions provider with over five decades of service provision in the Nigerian capital market.

Africa Prudential offers a wide range of digital technology and share registration services to clients spread across various economic sectors and geographies.