DLM Capital Appoints Kari Tukur to Board
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
The Vice President of Products at Mastercard Sub-Saharan Africa, Ms Kari Tukur, has been appointed to the board of DLM Capital Group.
A statement from the prominent development investment institution disclosed that the new board member is expected to move the company forward with her extensive background of product development and management, multi-channel, and multi-market product distribution as well as digital banking.
For the past three years, she has led the product and implementation of Mastercard’s SSA Core Products, and the Customer Solutions Centre for East and West Africa.
Prior to her role at Mastercard, Ms Tukur was the Country Head of Consumer Banking and Privilege at Access Bank as head of consumer banking and had spent 5 years at Standard Chartered as head of retail products and digital banking.
She has also worked at Stanbic IBTC, Santander and other notable institutions. She was recently named among the 2022 Business Day 50 Inspiring Nigerian Women.
“Kari brings a wealth of relevant experience to our board and will be a tremendous resource as we continue to grow our customer base and expand our products and services into the digital banking space,” said DLM Capital Group’s GCEO/GMD, Sonnie B. Ayere. “I am excited to work with her as we continue our growth and fulfil our mission to provide readily accessible financial solutions to the needs of all Nigerians, irrespective of class, gender, religion or location.”
“I am inspired by DLM Capital Group’s mission and very eager to work alongside Sonnie Ayere and the other directors to guide the company’s continued growth and success” Ms Tukur remarked.
DLM Capital Group comprises subsidiaries in investment banking, trustees, securities trading, FX, digital banking, asset management, and corporate lending.