By Dipo Olowookere
Lagos-based industrial engineering company, Interlinked Technologies Plc, has appointed a banker as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The firm, which has its headquarters in Ikeja, the city’s capital, announced this week that it has chosen Mr Christopher Okoro to pilot its affairs, with the appointment effective from July 1, 2019.
This followed the retirement of the former occupier of the position, Mr Olusegun Layode.
The new CEO, according to a statement from Interlinked Technologies, was the Head of Retail Sales at Keystone Bank Limited before his new appointment.
“Interlinked Technologies Plc wishes to inform the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the investing public the retirement of Mr Olusegun Layode (MD/CEO) and the subsequent appointment of Mr Christopher Okoro as the Chief Executive Officer of Interlinked Technologies Plc,” the statement said.
It was stated that Mr Okoro was bringing to the company his huge wealth of experience in the banking industry, where he performed excellently, helping Keystone Bank to deepen its retail market.
“Mr Okoro brings to the company extensive management and financial services experience. Prior to his appointment, he was the Head of Retail Sales at Keystone Bank Limited.
“A seasoned banker with over 17 years’ professional experience which cuts across Branch Management, Retail and Commercial Banking, Product Development, E-Business and Corporate Strategy.
“Mr Okoro is a member of a number of local and international professional associations including the Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered), Institute of Credit Administration and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
“He has a BSc in Public Administration from Imo State University, an MBA from Lagos State University an MA in International Business Management from Middlesex University, London,” the statement said.
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