Ecobank Transnational Incorporated appoints Ayo Adepoju as group CFO


He has been permanently appointed after acting group as CFO since April 2019.

Togo-headquartered pan-African bank Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has announced the appointment of Ayo Adepoju as its new group CFO with immediate effect. 

He was appointed as the acting group CFO in April 2019. 

Read more: Greg Davis resigns from Ecobank, Ayo Adepoju takes up role of acting CFO 

Prior to his appointment, Ayo Adepoju worked as Ecobank’s group financial controller. Before this, he had a career at PwC in London and Lagos as an assurance manager in the financial services practice. 

He is an accounting graduate of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, where he earned a B.Sc degree with first-class honours. He also has an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) with national overall best prize awards at two consecutive stages of the ICAN examinations. He has attended executive education courses at both the Harvard Business School and the London Business School. 

Ecobank CEO Ade Ayeyemi said: 

“We are pleased to announce Ayo’s appointment as group CFO. During the period in which he has been performing the role in acting capacity, Ayo has shown clear capacity to lead our finance function. His financial acumen, industry knowledge and company experience, including playing a key role in our recent inaugural Eurobond issuance, make Ayo well qualified to provide financial leadership and strategic vision to the bank. I warmly congratulate Ayo and look forward to continuing to work with him closely”

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