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Ecobank Nigeria appoints two executive directors

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Company Secretary/Chief Legal Counsel, Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Adenike Laoye; Head, Commercial Banking, Rotimi Morohunfola; Managing Director, Charles Kie, Chief Audit Executive, Felix Igbinosa and Group Head, Human Resources, Yves Mayilamene, during the bank’s staff recognition dinner in Lagos.

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of two new executive directors namely: Akin Dada, who now heads the bank’s Corporate Banking Business and Carol Oyedeji for Consumer Banking.

The new appointments are in line with the bank’s Roadmap to Leadership Transformation Programme, which it initiated in 2016. Dada has over 27 years of banking experience, which spans various segments including energy, business development, public sector, infrastructure, telecoms, corporate finance, oil and gas.

Before his appointment, he was Managing Director at CitiGroup, Cameroun. Prior to that, he worked in various capacities in Citibank Nigeria and Access Bank as Group Head, Energy, Oil and Gas.

Dada studied Political Science at the University of Ibadan and also holds an MBA from the University of Warwick.

Oyedeji has 25 years banking experience, 18 of which are in Consumer and Retail Banking. Before joining Ecobank Nigeria, she was Regional Head, Acquisition and Client Relationship for Africa and the Middle East at Standard Chartered Bank Group.

She also held various positions at Standard Chartered Bank including Head, Business Clients (Africa); Regional Head, Consumer Banking (West Africa); Regional Head, Shared Distribution (West Africa) and General Manager, Wealth Management & Distribution.

Oyedeji is a graduate of Chemistry and an MBA in Banking and Finance from the University of Lagos. She also has an MSc in Financial Management from the University of London.

Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Charles Kie, described the appointments as strategic and in line with the bank’s drive to be one of the top three banks in the country by 2020.


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