Sir Robert O. Anwatu
Managing Director / CEO ROBAN GROUP
Sir Robert is the Founder and Chief Executive officer of Roban Group, which consists of Roban Hotels and Roban Stores. He founded the company in 1999. He is responsible for leading the development and execution of the company’s long term strategies. He went into business after his NYSC in Benin, he opened his fist gift store, Robnat Gift in 1985. In 1987 the store was incorporated and Robnat gift was changed to Ultimate Gift Ltd. In 1989 another store opened in Warri and began operations. In 1990 the store moved operations to Enugu. In 1999 Ultimate gift was changed to Roban stores. Roban stores is a grocery shop that sells a variety of products.
Prior to starting-up the company he worked at Union Bank (then Barclays bank, 1976 - 1977). He also worked in a certified public accounting firm in little rock, Arkansas (Charles Cole & Co, 1982 - 1983.). Sir Robert is a knight of Good Shepherd, He is a former member state advisory committee, local economic empowerment programme (LEEMP), Enugu state (poverty reduction and empowerment programme of Enugu state. He is a past president of Enugu chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of New Haven. He holds a BSc. And MSc. In accountancy from the university of Arkansas.