Diamond Bank Group Managing Director/CEO, Wins USAfrica International Banker Of The Year 2013 Award

Dr. Alex Otti, the Group Managing Director/CEO of Diamond Bank, has won the USAfrica Best of Africa 1st International Banker of the Year 2013 award.

The trophy was handed to Dr. Otti — on behalf of USAfrica — by the leading candidate for the Mayor of America’s 4th largest city Houston and former city attorney, Ben Hall.

The Founder of USAfrica Dr. Chido Nwangwu described the honoree Dr. Otti as very deserving of the award for “meeting USAfrica’s criteria for someone who made an outstanding difference and empowers Nigerians/Africans and Americans in the banking sector and international business. Secondly, as someone who through executive leadership and scholarship embodies the core goal of USAfrica in flying the distinctive flag of the African professional class in the diaspora and globally.”

Dr. Nwangwu, former adviser on Africa business/issues to Houston’s ex-Mayor Lee Brown noted that Dr. Otti is “a seasoned and distinguished banker and scholar who has advanced respect for Diamond Bank in the world’s banking community. Alex is being recognized especially for his vision, leadership, integrity, hardwork, varied skills, contributions as a role model and mentor to many bankers, business persons and financial products organizations in Nigeria, Africa, U.S and Europe — especially his support for community, professional and and national development.”

Dr. Otti thanked USAfrica for the award and for professionally and credibly uplifting Nigerians, Africans and Americans through its multimedia networks and special events.