Inlaks names Tope Dare executive director
The management and board of Inlaks have announced the promotion of Babatope Dare to the position of Executive Director in the organisation.
Mr. Dare was previously the Acting Executive Director of the Infrastructure Business Unit, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of the Digital Transformation Strategy of the Infrastructure and e-Banking Business Division while also serving as the Director for Sales and Strategy.
Dare started his career in the Nigerian financial industry where he successfully designed, implemented and managed complex IT projects while leading cross-functional large teams of both technical and operations in the information technology division of different banks.
He later joined NCR – an American global leader in the vast self-service industries as Sales & Marketing Manager where he was responsible for all direct and indirect sales of NCR’s solution portfolios in Nigeria between 2010 and 2012.
Tope is a graduate of Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University. He also has a Master’s in Business Administration from the Business School, Netherlands. He has attended management courses from the prestigious Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and a FinTech certificate at Said Business School, University of Oxford. He is currently enrolled for a senior leadership program on Leading Digital Transformation and Innovation at INSEAD, France.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Africa Operations of Inlak, Femi Adeoti described Dare as a seasoned professional who has displayed competence and leadership since joining the firm.
According to him, Dare’s unique skills-set based on his experience and competencies has added a lot of value to the business in recent years, adding that Dare has also been responsible for leading key strategic programmes that deepen efficiencies and drive the firm’s growth.
Inlaks is a leading system integrator in Sub-Saharan Africa. The company collaborates with leading OEMs in the technology industry to provide world-class information technology solutions that exceed the needs of customers.