Odewole Joins Zedcrest as Chief Financial Officer

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By Aduragbemi Omiyale

A corporate finance expert, Mr Olumide Odewole, has joined Zedcrest Group as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the executive management.

According to the Group Managing Director of Zedcrest, Mr Adedayo Amzat, the new CFO will bring “on-board a competence and culture we have struggled with in-house, that of ordered and methodical execution.

He is expected to play a key role in the scaling of the organisation’s operations; driving cultural change and strong sustainable performance.

The appointee, who is qualified Accountant in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, has over 15 years’ experience covering global business leadership, corporate finance, deal structuring and fundraising, risk management and control, financial and treasury management, P&L and budget management and direction, performance management, strategic planning and execution, financial analysis and reporting, product and venture development, operational problem solving, business process development and improvement, project management, amongst others.

The graduate of Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University (UK) has worked with different notable organisations, including Monument Group, Phillips Consulting Limited, amongst others.

“[Olumide’s] deep and extensive experience in leading financial operations and value integration, as well as driving performance, operations, control and shared services results, will make a strong contribution to the leadership of Zedcrest,” Mr Amzat further commented on the appointment.

“We have achieved a whole lot since inception in 2013, being lucky to have scored the most amazing senior leadership team to steer the ship.

“However, with an ambitious roadmap to execute, we clearly need a lot more management competence to drive our growth initiatives,” the GMD, who welcomed Mr Odewole to Zedcrest and the leadership team, also stated.

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