First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the appointment of Tosin Adewuyi as a Group Executive of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and an Executive Director of FBNBank United Kingdom Limited.
A statement by the Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, said the appointment is, however, subject to approval by the regulatory authorities in Nigeria and the UK.
He brings to the group over 20 years’ experience in the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa with cross-functional exposure to Corporate and Investment Banking, Treasury and Investor Services, Trade Finance and Audit.
Until his appointment, Tosin served as a Managing Director/Senior Country Officer, Nigeria, for J.P. Morgan where he was responsible for executing growth strategies across all business lines–Investment Banking, Treasury and Cash Management.
Trade Finance, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance and Advisory.
In his role as J.P. Morgan’s Head of Nigeria, he was responsible for leading interaction with Nigerian clients, government officials, regulators and senior J.P. Morgan executives.
In addition to his Nigeria responsibilities, over the last two years, Tosin also led J.P. Morgan’s Sub-Saharan Africa Cash Management and Liquidity Business, actively managing clients in South Africa, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Kenya, Ghana, Namibia, Botswana, Uganda and Tanzania, among several responsibilities locally and internationally.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan, said Tosin brings to the Executive Management and Board of FBNBank UK over 20 years’ experience.
“Though Tosin will be based in the UK as an Executive Director, he will be an integral part of the group’s leadership team and I am confident that his appointment will further strengthen the Bank’s business in the UK and beyond.”