#LLANEWS- Bola Adesola appointed as the first female Board Chairman of Ecobank Nigeria

Bola Adesola has been appointed as the Board Chairman of Ecobank Nigeria and she becomes the first female Board Chairman of the bank..


Adesola is a highly respected professional with over 33 years of experience in the banking sector. She has commendable leadership qualities and successfully driven expansion initiatives in several banks.


Prior to this role, she was the managing director/ chief executive officer for Standard Chartered Nigeria and West Africa for eight years with oversight over the bank’s West African subsidiaries, including Ghana, Côte D’Ivoire, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Cameroun. Adesola was also the Chairperson of the Board of Standard Chartered Bank Mauritius and a Director at Standard Chartered, Ghana.


Adesola had also served as an executive director, Corporate Banking and executive director Lagos Directorate at First Bank of Nigeria Plc; managing director, Kakawa Discount House, Nigeria. An alumnus of Harvard Business School and Lagos Business School, she also holds a Law degree from the University of Buckingham, UK, and is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K, and Nigeria amongst others.


Congratulations Bola Adesola. Keep leading the way!

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