Our company

About Us

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

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.

Our Vision

Marathon’s vision is to be the premier Capital Builders and Investment House in Africa.

Our People

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.

Ofili-Aku Vivian


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..

Ibrahim Oruma


Ibrahim Oruma holds the Bachelor of Science, Management Studies (Second Class Upper) and the Masters in Business Administration degrees. He is an Alumnus of IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland, and attended the prestigious Harvard Business School in the United States. He is a thorough-bred professional with over 20 years experience, spanning teaching, banking, and financial services. Ibrahim has strong entrepreneurial skills and rich in developing, implementing and managing business strategies. These have been amply demonstrated in his current position as Managing Director of Atlas Investment Limited. He is a Director of a number of companies; these include Joint Aviation Services Limited, Ini Investment Limited, Hilbor Engineering Industries and Ivory Trust Limited BDC.

Ngozi Aniagolu


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

Independent Director

Accomplished senior level professional with over 17 years of experience in investment banking, private equity merchant banking and asset management. Demonstrated ability to set strategic direction, implement operational plans and achieve results with strong abilities to make astute recommendations on complex financial issues. Excellent education, training and practical experience in all aspects of the financial markets. Superior capabilities in building and directing top performing cross-functional teams.

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