Tomisin Fashina, an ex-general manager and the present Managing Director, eProcess International, has emerged the new group executive for operations and technology succeeding Eddy Ogbogu, who retired after serving the group for eleven years.
Speaking on his appointment, Ade Ayeyemi, CEO Ecobank Group pointed out that the exchange of baton was required to meet the pace of digitization in line with the bank’s goal.
“The rapidly accelerating digital adoption by Africa’s citizenry and businesses, together with the explosion in e-commerce across the continent, is driving transformation throughout the banking and payment sectors. Winning across operations and technology is essential for the Ecobank Group’s short, medium and long-term success, and is an integral requirement of our ongoing determination to continue to meet the evolving expectations of our customers.
“Tomisin is well experienced to ensure this, and his new role provides him with an overarching view of our operations and technology functions.” He said justifying Tomisin’s appointment for the new role.
In addition to garnering over 30 years of experience, predominantly in technology management and financial services, Tomisin holds a BSc degree in Computer Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Lagos and a Ph.D. in Business Management in Leadership from
Capella University, Minnesota, USA.
Prior of joining Ecobank group, Tomisin led as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Steward Bank Harare Zimbabwe. He has also been Chief Executive Officer for Yookos, a social media company, as well as held several positions at Barclays Bank, including General Manager & Head, Transactional Banking Products, and Channels Management and Director, Cash Management & Payments.
Similarly, he held leadership roles in its Global Transaction Services as Division Head & Director, Client Delivery, sub-Saharan Africa; and Division Head, Electronic Banking &
Implementation, sub-Saharan Africa, at Citigroup South Africa.