By Modupe Gbadeyanka
Mr Adekunle Adedeji has been appointed to the board of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc as an Executive Director.
A statement issued by the company disclosed that the appointment of Mr Adedeji took effect from Friday, February 22, 2019.
In the statement, the board said it was “pleased to welcome Mr Adedeji as an Executive Director on the board, and looks forward to benefiting immensely from his wealth of knowledge and experience.”
Business Post gathered that Mr Adedeji is presently the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Stanbic IBTC Group, but will continue to perform his role in that office despite the new appointment.
Mr Adedeji has over 24 years’ post-graduation experience, with over 20 years in the banking sector.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, an MBA in Finance and has attended several executive development programmes.
He previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Stanbic Ghana from May 2013 to April 2018; and prior to that, he had served as Financial Controller for Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, the company’s largest subsidiary.
Before joining Stanbic IBTC, Mr Adedeji had also previously served as Financial Controller and Regional Financial Controller for Ecobank Liberia and Nigeria respectively.
Prior to entering the banking industry, Mr Adedeji worked with Ernst & Young for 3 years with his experience covering audit, taxation and other consultancy services.
Mr Adedeji is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN); Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (CISN), a Charter holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute; an Associate of the Nigeria Institute of Management; as well as the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
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