Azubike Emodi is one of the young eggheads that founded VFD Group PLC in 2009. The company is one of Nigeria’s most diverse investment company and began operations with 2 million naira. Today, VFD Group has grown its assets and it’s worth over 50 billion naira with stake in piggyvest,NGX,MTNetc.
Azubike Emodi, a co-founder of the company heads one of its subsidiaries, Anchoria Asset Management Company Limited. He’ll be celebrated at the prestigious AMTY Awards as Rising Star of the Year.
His journey encapsulates a blend of professional acumen,entrepreneurial flair, academic excellence, creative pursuits, and a dedication to both career growth and personal life, reflecting a dynamic multifaceted individual.
As Anambra prepares to celebrate one of her finest rising stars at the AMTY Awards on the 29th of December 2023, here are 5 takeaways from Azubuike’s sterling professional journey;
Versatile Professional Expertise:
Emodi has showcased remarkable versatility in his career, excelling in various sectors such as banking,asset management, finance, international trade and investment. His ability to transition between different sectors and excel speaks volumes about his adaptability and expertise.
Leadership and Strategic Management :
Azubuike’s leadership quality is most profound. His roles at VBank, Anchoria Asset Management Limited, and various directorial positions across multiple companies demonstrate his adeptness in strategic management, fostering growth, and driving innovation within organizations.
As a director and founding partner of Lynx & Ocelot Limited, an export company focused on agricultural products, and serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Our Car Limited, an automobile company that offers sales of premium vehicles and pre-used vehicles with after sales services.
Emodi showcases an entrepreneurial spirit, contributing to diverse business ventures beyond the financial sector.
4. Academic and Professional Distinction:
With academic qualifications including a B.Sc. in Banking and Finance, an MBA in Management, and an M.Sc. in Banking and Finance, coupled with memberships in
esteemed professional bodies like IFC, ACIB, and FICA, Emodi’s commitment to academic and professional excellence is evident.
5. Authorship and Personal Endeavors:
Beyond his professional life, Azubike Emodi’s literary accomplishments as a published author with his debut novel” Swindle” alongside his dedication to family life, exemplifies a well-rounded individual actively engaged in personal pursuits and creative endeavors.