Alhaji Umaru Kwairanga is an experienced investment professional with almost two decades of experience at the highest levels of the Capital Market, Banking and the Real Sector.
He possesses first and post graduate degrees in business administration, corporate governance and finance respectively. He has also attended courses and training programs in fields relating to finance, investment and money market in reputable institutions including the Harvard Business School, New York Institute of Finance and the Wharton Business School.
Alhaji Kwairanga has professional certifications of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria and he is a member of the Abuja Commodities & Securities Exchange. Alhaji Kwairanga has been Managing Director of a top notch stock broking firm for over a decade and a director in several blue chip organizations. He is currently the Chairman of Ashaka Cement PLC, a prominent cement manufacturer in the North East of Nigeria and a quoted company on The Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Alhaji Umaru Kwairanga as Chairman of Ashaka Cement PLC, greatly improved the performance of the company and ensured that Gombe State Government and other local governments in Nigeria generated significant revenue from Ashaka Cement PLC through prompt payment of taxes and other statutory obligations. The company has also been diligent in fulfilling its corporate social responsibility and maintaining excellent relations with its various stakeholders.
Alhaji Kwairanga is also the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Finmal Finance Services Ltd, Director, Jaiz Bank PLC, Director, Central Securities Clearing System PLC, Chairman, Penman PFA Ltd and President, Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria.
He is a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on Industrial Relation, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a Fellow of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria.
He is happily married with children and widely travelled.