Meet Ebenezer Olufowose, First Bank’s new chairman

In this post, Platinum Times Nigeria will enlighten you on all you need to know about Mr. Ebenezer Olufowose, new board chairman of First Bank of Nigeria.

Ebenezer Olufowose, an experienced Nigerian finance expert has been named as the new board chairman of Nigeria’s apex banking institution, First Bank.

His appointment comes as a follow-up to the retirement of its former chairman, Mr. Tunde Hassan-Odukale.

Below are all you need to know about the new FB chairman;

Mr. Ebenezer Olufowose joined the FirstBank Board as a Non-Executive Director in April 2021.

His extensive background in the financial industry spans more than thirty years.

Before his new appointment, he served as the Group Managing Director of First Ally Capital Limited, a renowned investment banking company based in Lagos.

He also served as an Executive Director at Access Bank Plc and Citibank Nigeria, where his responsibilities included leading the origination, structuring, and execution of significant corporate finance and investment banking transactions across Nigeria.

His banking career began in 1985 at NAL Merchant Bank Plc where he was instrumental in the Corporate Planning and Finance Departments.

He received an MA in International Economics from the University of Sussex, England, and a first-class honours degree in Economics from the University of Lagos.

Olufowose has received professional trainings at globally recognized institutions such as the Institute of Management Development in Switzerland, Harvard Business School in the USA, and INSEAD in Singapore.

He is an alumnus of both the Harvard Business School and the Lagos Business School.

He is a member of professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, the Institute of Credit Administration and the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers.

He is a Christian and is happily married with children.

With his vast banking experience, he assumes the role of Chairman and is expected to lead the bank to sustained growth and success in Nigeria’s financial environment.

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