Executive Management

The Management Team

OLUFEMI BAKRE

Olufemi Bakre

Managing Director

Olufemi Bakre is a visionary leader with over 32 years of banking experience that cuts across the Multilateral Business, Foreign and Local Financial Institutions, Public Sector, Corporate & Retail Banking and Customer Relationship Management.

He commenced his banking career at MBC International bank (formerly Merchant Banking Corporation) where he rose to the position of a General Manager. After the acquisition of MBC by First Bank in 2006, he became the Group Head, Multilateral, Financial Institutions and Global Custody. He initiated and delivered the First Bank China Representative Office, amongst others. Read More…

Mathew Okojie - Executive Director

Matthew Okojie

Executive Director

Matthew Okojie is a British Chevening Scholar who has 33 years of work experience with 28 years of that in banking and financial consultancy. Read More…

Esekheigbe Damian

Chief Operations Officer

Damian Edeosa Esekheigbe is a seasoned executive-level financial institution operations expert with over 30 years of experience. Read More…

Ayodeji Abimbola – Head, Treasury & Institutional Banking

Abimbola Ayodeji

Head, Treasury and Institutional Banking

Ayodeji Abimbola was the Group Treasurer at Nova Merchant Bank Limited where he was responsible for the bank’s treasury and balance sheet management strategy,
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Isioma Gogo-Anazodo– Chief Compliance Officer

Isioma Gogo-Anazodo

Chief Compliance Officer

Isioma Gogo-Anazodo has over 28 years experience in Banking, Audit and Accounting.
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Oluwakemi Orimoloye – Chief Information Officer

Oluwakemi Orimoloye

Chief Information Officer

Oluwakemi Orimoloye has over 20 years cognate banking and broad IT Management experience.
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Seyi Ogundipe – Head, Internal Audit

Seyi Ogundipe

Head, Internal Audit

Seyi Ogundipe has over 20 years of experience across professional practice and banking.
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Bola Ibrahim - Chief Finance Officer

Bola Ibrahim

Chief Finance Officer

Bola Ibrahim has over 20 years of banking experience with hands-on experience which spans through Banking Operations, Internal Control,
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PATRICK MBAGWU HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES

Patrick Mbagwu

HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES

Patrick Mbagwu is the Head of Human Resources. With a B.Sc. in Sociology and an MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Read More…

Nelson Agbonifo – Head, Internal Control

Nelson Agbonifo

Head, Internal Control

Nelson Agbonifo is a professional Banker with over two decades of banking experience in Internal Control
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Emmanuel Elaho

HEAD, ADMIN & CORPORATE SERVICES

Emmanuel O. Elaho, ACIB, is a highly experienced business professional in the financial industry. He holds an MBA in Finance and a bachelor’s degree in economics. Read More…

AKINSHOLA-AKINTILO

Akinshola Akintilo

CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER

Akinshola Akintilo is a highly experienced Information Security professional with a
strong educational background. Read More…

Chika Idigo – Head, Legal Services

Chika Idigo

Head, Legal Services

Chika is a distinguished corporate and commercial law expert. In 2017, she was appointed the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser of ETI Specialized Resolution Company (ESRC) Ltd, a financial asset management firm and subsidiary of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI).
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Ademola Adeshola

Ademola Adeshola

Head of Brand and Communications

Ademola is a seasoned brand and marketing communications specialist with over 15
years in the industry.
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