Marathon Asset and Fund management Limited (“Marathon” or the “Company”) was founded by a group of professionals with deep experience in the Nigerian financial services landscape to take advantage of vast opportunities for capital formation and allocation in the Nigerian economy. The Company offers asset financing, Investment management, investment advisory, institutional asset management and private wealth management services to its customers.
Marathon has Marathon’s business model commenced the establishment of a talent-driven internal ecosystem that leverages internal and external resources and partners to create distinctive asset management services to clients
Our mission is to provide investment strategies that deliver superior value through a commitment to value-based investment philosophy, long-term perspective, disciplined approach and dedication to achieve our clients’ mandate.
Marathon’s vision is to be the premier Capital Builders and Investment House in Africa.
Marathon’s promoters and team collectively have more than 90 years experience in fund management, treasury and wealth management
Jibril John Aku
Jibril has over 30 years experience in banking with 17 at senior management levels. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank Nigeria. He had previously worked for 16 years with Citibank Nigeria and was Executive Director Afribank Nigeria Plc between June 2003 and December 2005 His banking career included key positions in Capital markets, Foreign Exchange, Treasury Management, Operations and Technology. He has served on board of reputable companies such as Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System and the Financial Markets Dealers Quotation, where he is currently the Vice Chairman. He holds a BSc., Masters, and a honorary Doctor of Science Degrees in Business Administration.
Vivian is an innovative professional with more than 18 years of progressive management and marketing expertise in Education, Banking, Health, and General Financial services. She also has expertise in strategic planning, new business start-up, market plan execution, capital Asset oversight, cost containment, budgeting/finance, customer service, staff training, supervision and mentoring, new product roll out, and targeted marketing. Vivian has previously worked with Citibank Nigeria, Kakawa Discount House and Liberty Bank. She currently serves as the CEO of Telile LLC, a Financial consultancy and General Business Services to SMEs in Lagos Nigeria Vivian holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Education from the University of Jos..
Ngozi is responsible for Business development, Client Acquisition & Onboarding including general business operations at Marathon. She brings more than 30 years professional experience to the Company, having gained significant experience in supply chain management and genera business development at Modandola Group and the Eastern Bulkcem Company Limited. Ngozi holds a Bachelors degree in Architecture and a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning, both from the Ohio State University, U.S.A
Winston P. Osuchukwu