FBN Hold­ings Plc. an­nounces ma­jor lead­er­ship ap­point­ments

Daily Trust - - JOBS & CAREER - By Mustapha Suleiman

FBN Hold­ings Plc has an­nounced ma­jor changes to its lead­er­ship team, ef­fec­tive Jan­uary 1, 2016.

Mr. Bello Mac­cido, pi­o­neer Group CEO, FBN Hold­ings, is leav­ing his po­si­tion to be­come pi­o­neer Chair­man of the new­lyli­cenced FBN Mer­chant Bank Ltd, while Mr. UK Eke, cur­rently Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, South, First Bank of Nige­ria Ltd re­places him as Group Man­ag­ing Direc­tordes­ig­nate, FBN Hold­ings Plc.

Also, First Bank of Nige­ria Ltd. has ap­pointed, Dr. Ades­ola Ad­e­dun­tan, the cur­rent Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor/CFO as the Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor-des­ig­nate, First Bank of Nige­ria Ltd, while Mr. Gbenga Shobo, the cur­rent Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor, La­gos & West, is to take charge as the Deputy Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor-des­ig­nate. This comes on the heels of the Group’s ear­lier no­tice of Mr. Bisi Onasanya’s re­tire­ment as GMD/CEO of the Bank.

These de­ci­sions have been rat­i­fied by the Board of Di­rec­tors, sub­ject to all nec­es­sary reg­u­la­tory ap­provals and all take ef­fect from Jan­uary 1, 2016.

Bello will un­doubt­edly bring his wealth of ex­pe­ri­ence, span­ning over 30 years post call to Bar ex­pe­ri­ence as an ac­com­plished Re­tail, Cor­po­rate and In­vest­ment banker, to bear in his new role chair­ing the Board of the emer­gent FBN Mer­chant Bank Ltd.

The in­com­ing Group Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, UK has over 30 years’ post ex­pe­ri­ence in fi­nan­cial ser­vices, au­dit­ing, con­sult­ing, tax­a­tion, process en­gi­neer­ing and cap­i­tal mar­ket oper­a­tions.

Sola, Man­ag­ing Direc­tordes­ig­nate, has gar­nered di­verse ex­per­tise in Trea­sury & Fi­nan­cial Man­age­ment, Risk Man­age­ment, Ac­count­ing, Cor­po­rate Gov­er­nance and Strat­egy De­vel­op­ment, Ad­vi­sory and Com­pli­ance. The new DMDdes­ig­nate, Gbenga has a bank­ing ca­reer span­ning over 25 years with ex­pe­ri­ence in cor­po­rate bank­ing, In­sti­tu­tional bank­ing, Com­mer­cial bank­ing, Re­tail bank­ing and Trea­sury.

In an­nounc­ing the ap­point­ments, Dr. Oba Otudeko, Group Chair­man, FBN Hold­ings, said: “Fol­low­ing an ex­haus­tive and com­pet­i­tive process, we are proud to an­nounce these ap­point­ments.”

Oba Otudeko

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