Nexford University has appointed Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, a member of its Board of Directors.
The next-generation online university disclosed that the appointment was due to her deep experience in creating sustainable value and driving strategy in the education sector.
According to Nexford, the appointment of Ezekwesili alongside other education experts and industry leaders, would strengthen its board and management team, as well as aid its next growth step.
Nexford also appointed Ex-McKinsey Senior Partner, Driek Desmet. While Dr. Jennifer Bangoura, Dr. Nancy Rubin and Dr. Cathy Plunkett.
“Their track records and proven leadership in strategy, technology and education will help Nexford continue its impressive growth and achieve its business targets.
“They also follow Nexford’s successful $10.8m pre-Series A in June 2021 and major partnership with Sterling Bank, one of Nigeria’s largest commercial banks, in August 2021,” it added.
The chief executive officer of Nexford University, Fadl Al Tarzi, remarked: “We are delighted to welcome Driek and Oby to the board. Their deep experience in creating long-term value, driving strategy and knowledge of the education sector will be invaluable to the next stage of Nexford’s growth journey”.