Wema Bank Plc, Nigeria’s oldest indigenous bank has announced the appointment of Mr Oluwole Ajimisinmi as Executive Director and Mrs Ibiye Ekong as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Bank.
This appointment has been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Ajimisinmi joined Wema Bank in June 2009 as an Assistant General Manager. He has over 24 years of cognate experience with more than 15 years at Senior to Executive Management levels.
Ajimisinmi previously worked as a Legal practitioner for a number of years before moving into the Company secretariat role in a Commercial Bank. Wole is presently the General Manager and Regional Executive in charge of the Banks Retail, Commercial and Public sector business in Lagos State.
Ekong has over 35 years of banking experience spanning various areas of banking such as Commercial & Retail Banking, Treasury, Corporate Banking, Public Sector as well as Enterprise Risk Management.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Lagos and an MBA degree from the Pan-African University, Lagos. She has also attended various banking and management programs offshore and within Nigeria.
She is an Alumnus of the prestigious INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau France, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). She is also a member of the South-South Economic Summit Group.
The bank also in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange signed by Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Wema Bank, Johnson Lebile informed the Exchange and the investing public that a meeting of its Board of Directors has been scheduled for Thursday, 28th October 2020 at 12.00 pm at Lagos to consider and approve the Group’s Unaudited Financial Statements for the quarter ended 30th September 2020 along with other corporate actions.
The bank has also declared the Closed Period from 9th October 2020 to 24hours after the bank’s financials and other information have been made public in line with the Rulebook of The Exchange.
Accordingly, no director, employee, person discharging managerial responsibility and adviser of the Bank and their connected persons may directly or indirectly, deal in the shares of the Bank in any manner during the Closed Period.