Heirs Technologies Appoints Obong Idiong As CEO; Fumbi Chima, Chairman

 By Lateef Adegbite

Barely one week after the Lunching of Heirs Technologies, a digital transformation company by Heirs Holdings, the parent company, it ha swung into action with the appointment of Obong Idiong as its Chief Executive Officer, CEO.

The Digital transformation company primed  for delivery  of leading enterprise solutions  and Information Technologies, IT, Consulting  Services for business  appears to have set the balling with  Idiong , the CEO, bring his valuable experience  in in the country’s technology sector  and a  ivisionary approach to his new office to run the affairs of the outfit.

Informed sources told The Value News that until he was appointed the CEO, of Heirs Technologies, which is a digital company floated Heirs Holdings, he had earlier served as the Managing Director an CEO, AT African Prudential plc, where he was said to have spearheaded the digital transformation of the company’s registrar services and re -positioned it as a fragile and technology-driven organization that could compete with Multi-national Companies.

He was said to have also held   senior Management positions in the company including United Bank for Africa, UBA, plc and Heirs Holdings limited at various times.  Going by the vision of setting  up the technologies company by Authorities of Heirs Holdings and scalability  to enterprise customers m b, they were said to have had a the back of their mind that  ‘’it will deliver  efficiency by offering specialized  and localized services  and Business  sourcing. 

The company which is committed to developing local talent through tailored skills development programmes at present offers locally relevant   enterprise solutions to enable companies scale and transform their services.

An elated Idiong, Heirs Technologies, CEO, had said that they are proud to bring the digital transformation company core values and business approach to the technological sector, leading with excellence, execution and enterprise. .

He  had said that  that they are committed to bridging  an enormous  gap  in the country’s technology ecosystem  b delivering  local relevance  to a global  market and offering  cutting –edge  solutions  to enable  the Customers  to become  more competitive.

Fumbi Chima, who is the appointed Chairman of Heirs Technologies, was said to have  served as  CIO in various  global  companies  including  Adidas, Fox Network Group,  Burberry  Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc, Asia business operations  and American  Expresses’   Global Corporate Technologies.

In her statement on assumption of duties, she had said that that she had said ‘’I am pleased to be part of this movement to unlock Africa’s technological potentials’’.  She asserted that having worked in technology roles  across several global organizations, in the past , she is optimistic that  Heirs Technologies  will create  an appreciable   impact  that ‘’will improve  lives  and  transform  the Continent’’.

Giving an insider information, he noted that Heirs Technologies, was established to be Africa’s leading digital transformation partner, driving innovation across the Continent. He opined that the Company  will build   on the track records of Heirs Holding  on digital transformation  in financial services,  specialize in delivering  world-class technology  solutions  to Corporate Customers, including managed  services, system integration  and bespoke IT Consulting.

More encouraging about its operations was the fact that  it would  empower  businesses  ‘’to thrive, through  the delivery of  innovative solutions , world-class expertise  ,and access to global  technology  providers , while  enhancing  local capacity  and value.

Note that  Heirs Technologies  is a subsidiary  of Heirs Holdings , described as the Leading African Investment Company  with strategic  investments   in key sectors of the Nigerian and other African countries economies  , including resources, power, financial services,  real estate, hospitality and healthcare services  with portfolio   operations across  24 countries  world-wide.

Those who have taken a closer look at  Heirs Technologies operations   had confirmed  that  it is driven  by Tony Elumelu ‘s philosophy  of Afri-capitalism that champions  the African private sector’s commitment  to the economic transformation  of the African Continent  through investments  that generate  both  economic prosperity  and social health.

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