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Their tribe is increasing everyday. It is the club of retired, but not tired executives. Most of them were forced by circumstances to retire early. With so much time on their hands, they have taken up new ventures. For instance, before Mr Tony Elumelu retired as Group Managing Director of United Bank for Africa (UBA) in 2010, he had become an household name in the industry. He oversaw the fusion of UBA and Standard Trust Bank (STB) into UBA on August 1, 2005.
Since leaving UBA, Elumelu has joined the club of business leaders whose views are sought on vital economic policy matters. In retirement, he has taken his expertise to the global market and is making waves with his Tony Elumelu Foundation. The foundation identifies and grooms African business leaders and entrepreneurs to enhance the competitiveness and growth of the continent‘s private sector.
From all indications, there is a growing need for the services of retired but not tired executives to transfer their knowledge to current managers.
The Head of Learning and Development, Leadway Assurance, Mr Adegoke Arimoro, said retired executives with necessary skills are still in demand to assist companies fill the skills gap. Compared to the young turks, active reterees make better employees because they possess good work ethics and are reliable.
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