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Branch International appoints Agbede-Olafusi global head of people

By Gloria Nwafor
22 November 2022   |   1:32 am
A San Francisco-based fintech firm, Branch International has announced the appointment of Seun Agbede-Olafusi as Global Head of People. Agbede-Olafusi, a human resource veteran, brings years of experience in executive leadership and delivering value in diverse sectors, including fintech, technology, aviation and financial services. In her new role, she will shape the company’s strategic people…

A San Francisco-based fintech firm, Branch International has announced the appointment of Seun Agbede-Olafusi as Global Head of People.

Agbede-Olafusi, a human resource veteran, brings years of experience in executive leadership and delivering value in diverse sectors, including fintech, technology, aviation and financial services.

In her new role, she will shape the company’s strategic people direction globally, with a strong focus on leveraging technology to support inclusion.

She will oversee the functions of people strategy, global talent acquisition, performance management, employee engagement, learning and development, as well as process improvement.

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Branch International, Matt Flannery, said: “We are witnessing a major shift in the way businesses drive the people and culture for growth.

“At Branch, our focus is on innovating and harnessing the power of humanising systems to consistently attract, engage, develop and retain the best talents. With extensive experience in both the financial services and technology sectors, I am confident that Agbede-Olafusi will help sustain the culture and environment that will make all our people proud to work at Branch International.”

Commenting on her appointment, Agbede-Olafusi expressed her commitment to her new role saying: “I am thrilled to be taking up this new role at Branch International, particularly on a global scale. I feel privileged to be a part of our transformation journey to support the team in building capabilities that unleash market potential and accelerate growth, making Branch a great place to work.”

She is a senior certified professional by the Society for Human Resource Management, USA and an alumnus of Covenant University, Nigeria.