By Dipo Olowookere Mr Abdulfattah Olanrewaju Amoo has been appointed as the Executive Director in charge of Operations and Chief Finance Officer of Jaiz Bank Plc. This information was revealed in a statement issued by the lender last week to the Nigeria stock Exchange (NSE). The bank explained that at its board meeting held on July 26, 2017, the appointment of Mr Amoo, which takes effect from November 6, 2017, was approved, but subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Mr Amoo has 26 years\u2019 experience which cuts across professional accounting practice, finance, and banking, out of which the last 15 years has been spent at senior management positions in the banking sector. During the course of his career, he had had the opportunity of setting up the Financial Control function of a financial services entity; managing the Operations Group of a bank, running e- Business Group; as well as supporting executive management of his bank in running Retail Directorate, with additional responsibility for the non-interest banking business of the bank, thereby equipping him with the unique expertise required for back to front end business processing. He is currently a Deputy General Manager at Sterling Bank Plc., a position he has held for five years prior to his appointment by Jaiz Bank. Mr Amoo is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN), having previously obtained an MBA from Edo State University (now known as Ambrose AIIi University, Ekpoma, Edo State) in 1999. He is skilled in strategic planning\u00a0\u00a0 and implementation among others, and we are confident that he possesses the required professional and leadership competencies for the job role.