Ozigbo hails from Anambra State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. He attended Christ the Redeemer College, a secondary school in Amesi, Anambra State, where he was an outstanding student, having represented the college in various quiz competitions. He later taught Physics and Mathematics at this institution while awaiting University admission.
He studied Accounting at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka graduating with the class of 1994 with the best result in both Accounting and Business Administration.He obtained his MBA in Banking and Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2000 and an MSc in finance with distinction from the Lancaster University, United Kingdom in 2004.!
Ozigbo has professional qualifications in accounting (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria) which he obtained in 1998, Taxation (The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria) gotten in 2000 and Credit Administration (Institute of Credit Administration) which he bagged in 2015. He is a fellow of all these three institutions. !
As CEO of Transcorp Hotels, he oversaw the hotel's expansion to other cities across Nigeria and a consolidation of its status as the leading hotel in the country.Under him, the company announced an N8 billion initial public offering (IPO) in 2014, which was oversubscribed.
Transcorp Hotels Plc
Ozigbo served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc. from October 2011 - December 2018. In this role, he provided strategic direction and drove the execution of key strategic goals of the company and its projects under management which included business expansion, merger and acquisition opportunities, business improvements, upgrade and renovations.
He was also responsible for developing five new projects worth over $500 million including two hotels in Lagos and Port Harcourt, a 5000-capacity conference facility, luxury apartments and the upgrade of existing hotels with additional retail facilities. .
Ozigbo was a British Chevening Scholar in 2003 to 04. He has also participated in many international conferences including: the World Economic Forum at Davos (WEF) and the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) in Nigeria; the African Development Bank annual meetings in China; the World Bank/ International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meetings in Washington DC; Euromoney and Economist Conferences in London; Euromoney debates on Capital Flows to Africa in London; and SIBOS 2009.
In September 2018, he conferred the award of a Distinguished Alumni of the Lancaster University. The award was conferred on him at a special convocation ceremony of the university held at its Ghana Campus. In recognition of his accomplishments as a Nigerian business executive, Nairametrics published an article declaring him the village boy turned world-class CEO.
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I want to warmly welcome the new members to the "ANAMBRA NEEDS VALENTINE OZIGBO" THIS GROUP IS CONSISTS OF BOTH ANAMBRA STATE HOME AND ABROAD,we also have members of other states living and doing business in Anambra State and you're all welcome to this noble platform.
This is not a political group, like I said in the morning, I am not a politician neither do I belong to any political party. It's strictly to support Valetine Ozigbo to take Anambra State to greater heights.I want it to be known to everyone that I'm not in for the political party o am in here for the person in the name of Valetine Ozigbo.
I've friends, fans, families, associates and businesses partners who're members of APGA, APC, PDP and the rest of themand it is my duty to convince as many as I can to vote not because of party sake but, to vote because of the person, the individual who is going to be there for you and me, for our children and for the good of ndi Anambra state. Valetine Ozigbo is capable and prudent. #whyanambrastateneedvaletineozigbo #vco #kaanambrastatechawaapu