By ANDREW OJIEZEL
Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has announced the appointment of Yinka Sanni as the Chief Executive Officer, Sola David-Borha Chief Executive Standard Bank, Rest of Africa and Demola Sogunle, CEO, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC.
Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has announced major executive appointments and changes in its management structure as part of strategic positioning to sustain its growth into the future.
Yinka Sanni has been named the Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC. He takes over from Sola David-Borha, former Chief Executive, who has been appointed Chief Executive, Rest of Africa, Standard Bank Group effective immediately.
Yinka Sanni was until his latest appointment the Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC. Yinka joined Stanbic IBTC Bank in 1990 and rose through the ranks, holding several senior management positions within the organization including that of Co-Head, Corporate and Investment Banking. He also held the position of Executive Director & Head, Corporate and Investment Banking. He was the pioneer Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited and the pioneer Chief Executive Officer, Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited. He has a wealth of experience in banking and financial services covering Banking, Stockbroking, Pension, and Asset Management spanning over 26 years.
As CE of the Group, Yinka Sanni is expected to drive the next phase of growth and execution of its strategy of being Nigeria’s leading end-to-end financial services provider. Mr. Sanni holds an MBA from the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, having also undertaken the Harvard Business School, Boston’s Advanced Management Programme. He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; with Bachelors in Agricultural Economics. Mr. Sanni is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria.
Similarly, Dr. Demola Sogunle has been appointed Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC. Dr. Sogunle was until recently the Deputy Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Chief Executive, of the bank, he was the Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers, a position he held from August 19, 2011 to December 2015. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC’s Pension subsidiary, he was Stanbic IBTC Bank’s Head of Risk as well as its Chief Compliance Officer. He was also formerly the Head of Treasury and Financial Services for Stanbic IBTC Bank, a position he held for over seven years.