FirstBank appoints Oyefeso as Executive Director

By Felicia Nwosu

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has appointed Oluseyi Popoola Oyefeso as Executive Director, Retail Banking Directorate, South, in compliance with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) directives.

Seyi before now has moved through the hierarchical ladder holding several high profile positions in the banking space. He was Group Executive, Retail Banking South Division and before then, Group Executive, Commercial and Retail Banking Lagos and West Division. He was previously Country Managing Director, FBNBank Ghana Limited. He is a result-oriented executive with over twenty-five (25) years of management experience in the Banking and Financial Services industry.

Seyi brings a strong expertise as a multi-skilled professional with very robust banking experience, proven problem- solving and strong leadership skills. He is a competent leader, a team player and has over the years demonstrated the ability to develop positive business relationships, evidenced by remarkable track record of business growth.

A seasoned banker and Chartered Accountant, he started his early years of career building in the banking sector in January 1993 and has acquired extensive knowledge in Retail, Corporate & Commercial Banking, Credit Risk Management (Analysis &Administration) and Financial Control.

The newly appointed ED joined the Bank in 2006 as Branch Manager of one of the top three branches of the Bank and has held several positions, including Business Development Manager, Group Heads Retail Banking and Institutional Banking (Services & Conglomerates). A graduate of Accounting and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Seyi is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in Nigeria.


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