DLM Capital Group, the development investment institution, has appointed Kari Tukur, vice president of products at Mastercard sub-Saharan Africa, to its board of directors.
Kari has led the product and implementation of Mastercard’s SSA core products, and the customer solutions centre for East and West Africa in the past three years.
Her experience, according to DLM Capital, brings to the board an extensive background of product development and management, multi-channel, and multi-market product distribution, as well as digital banking.
Prior to her role at Mastercard, Kari served as country head, consumer banking and privilege at Access Bank and operated as head of consumer banking.
She had previously spent five years at Standard Chartered as head, retail products and digital banking, and also worked at Stanbic IBTC, Santander and other notable institutions.
Sonnie Ayere, DLM Capital Group’s chief executive officer and group managing director, noted that Kari’s appointment brings a wealth of relevant experience to the board, adding that it will be a tremendous resource as the company continues to grow its customer base and expand its products and services into the digital banking space.
“I am excited to work with her as we continue our growth and fulfil our mission to provide readily accessible financial solutions to the needs of all Nigerians, irrespective of class, gender, religion or location,”Ayere added.
On her part, Kari said she is inspired by DLM Capital Group’s mission and very eager to work alongside Sonnie Ayere and the other directors to guide the company’s continued growth and success.