Heirs Technologies appoint Obong Idiong as CEO

Leah TwakiMarch 14, 20243 min

Idiong, renowned for his extensive experience in the technology sector and visionary leadership approach, assumes the helm of Heirs Technologies with a wealth of accomplishments.

Heirs Technologies appoints CEO

Heirs Technologies, a prominent digital transformation company, has declared the appointment of Obong Idiong as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), signalling a strategic move to fortify its position in delivering cutting-edge enterprise solutions and IT consulting services for businesses.

Idiong, renowned for his extensive experience in the technology sector and visionary leadership approach, assumes the helm of Heirs Technologies with a wealth of accomplishments. Before his appointment, he served as the Managing Director/CEO at Africa Prudential Plc, where he played a pivotal role in driving the digital transformation of registrar services, propelling the company into an agile and technology-driven entity. With a robust background in senior management roles at esteemed institutions such as United Bank for Africa Plc and Heirs Holdings Limited, Idiong brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.

Heirs Technologies, a subsidiary of Heirs Holdings, delivers efficiency and scalability to enterprise customers, offering specialised and localised services that include IT Consulting, Managed Services and Business Process Outsourcing. In addition, the company offers locally relevant enterprise solutions to enable companies to scale and transform their services. The company is committed to developing local talent through tailored skills development programmes.

Expressing his vision for the company, Idiong affirmed, “We are proud to bring Heirs Holdings’ core values and business approach to the tech sector, leading with excellence, execution, and enterprise. We are committed to bridging an enormous gap in the technology ecosystem by delivering local relevance to a global market and offering cutting-edge solutions to enable our customers to become more competitive”.

In tandem with Idiong’s appointment, Dr. Fumbi Chima assumes the role of Chair at Heirs Technologies, with a distinguished career spanning leadership roles in global corporations including Adidas, Fox Network Group, Burberry Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc. Asia business operations, and American Express Global Corporate Technologies where she served as CIO.

Chima brings a wealth of expertise in technology leadership to her new position.

In her statement, she Said “I am pleased to be a part of this movement to unlock Africa’s potential. Having worked in technology leadership roles across global organisations, I am confident that Heirs Technologies will create an impact that will improve lives and transform the continent”.

Heirs Technologies emerges as Africa’s preeminent digital transformation partner, leveraging Heirs Holdings’ legacy of driving digital innovation in financial services. Specializing in delivering world-class technology solutions such as Managed Services, System Integration, and bespoke IT Consulting, Heirs Technologies empowers businesses to thrive by offering innovative solutions, expert guidance, and access to global providers while bolstering local capacity and value.

As a subsidiary of Heirs Holdings, a leading pan-African investment company, Heirs Technologies aligns with the Africapitalism philosophy pioneered by founder Tony Elumelu. With strategic investments across key sectors including resources, power, financial services, real estate, hospitality, and healthcare, Heirs Holdings remains steadfast in its commitment to driving Africa’s economic transformation by fostering investments that generate economic prosperity and social wealth.

Leah Twaki

A Chemistry graduate, excels as a social media manager, digital journalist, and content creator with an interdisciplinary skills blend of science and communication.

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