Ecobank Nigeria recently announced the appointment of Adebiyi Olagbami as an executive director and chief risk officer of the bank with effect from November 15, 2017.
Charles Kie, managing director, Ecobank Nigeria in a statement said his appointment is in furtherance of the bank’s repositioning strategy and the enhancement of the risk function in the bank, adding that the Bank remains fully focused on its strategic objective to be one of top three banks in Nigeria within the next five years.
Kie stated that the bank would continue to realign its workforce to meet its business expectations across all cadres.
Prior to Olagbami’s new appointment, he was chief credit officer at Union Bank Nigeria Plc. He had also worked as chief risk officer with Fidelity Bank Ghana; chief risk and compliance officer with Keystone Bank Limited (then Bank PHB); head of credit (CIB) with Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and briefly as group market risk manager with Access Bank Plc.
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Olagbami’s earlier banking career was with Citigroup where he held various positions including country risk manager (Central Africa); risk manager (Egypt); country portfolio manager; senior risk and business analyst, among others.
He holds BSc and MSc degrees in Architecture from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He has 25 years banking experience with over 21 years in risk management. He is an MBA alumnus from the IESE (University of Navara), Spain.
Only recently the bank had announced the appointments of Akin Dada as executive director, corporate banking and Carol Oyedeji, executive director consumer banking.