Ayo Adepoju’s appointment as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has been confirmed by the company’s board of directors.
This confirmation came three months after he was appointed the bank’s Acting Chief Financial Officer.
The announcement was made earlier Thursday through a statement signed by the Group Head of Corporate Communications.
The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ade Ayeyemi, whom Adepoju would be reporting directly to, said he is optimistic that ETI’s financials are in the right hands going forward.
“We are pleased to announce Ayo’s appointment as Group Financial Officer. During the period in which he has been performing the role in acting capacity, Ayo has shown clear capacity to lead our finance function. His financial acumen, industry knowledge and industry experience, including playing a key role in our recent inaugural Eurobond issuance, make Ayo very qualified to provide financial leadership and strategic vision to the bank. I warmly congratulate Ayo and look forward to continuing to work with him closely.”