Board of Directors

Chairman

Afam Edozie

Group Managing Director

Dr. Adebola Akindele

Deputy Managing Director, Business Development & International Businesses

Adewale Sonaike

Executive Director, Africa Expansion & International Agencies

Oye Ogundele

Independent Non-Executive Director

Irunna Ejibe

Independent Non-Executive Director

Femi Adekoya

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ladi Sanni

Chairman

Afam Edozie

Mr. Afam Edozie is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and a marketing & strategy consultant with over 23 years experience.

Group Managing Director

Dr. Adebola Akindele

Bola is a highly versatile, analytically minded and visionary business leader with consummate skills in process re-engineering, automation and standardization, financial control, business strategy decision making and new market entry analysis in both the public and private sectors, all of which were garnered over 35 years of working experience in various roles. A major leverage are his extensive experiences in auditing & accounting as well as compliance & control and business development, which where respectively garnered from years working in an audit firm and an extensive career in leadership roles in banking, which included stints in the Central Bank of Nigeria and 2 commercial banks. In the last 15 years he has led Courteville Business Solutions (CBS) to be a world-class organization, listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and focused on process re-engineering in both the public and private sector.

Deputy Managing Director, Business Development & International Businesses

Adewale Sonaike

BSc, MBS, ACIB. Sound marketing and business development skills with over 18 years banking experience. Experience includes Public sector marketing, commercial and corporate banking.

Executive Director, Africa Expansion & International Agencies

Oye Ogundele

A B.sc (Industrial Engineering) graduate of University of Ibadan. Executive MBA alumnus of Lagos Business School (Pan Atlantic University). Prior to joining the executive management team of Courteville in 2009, he had over 18 years post graduation experience. With significant experience in marketing, business development, strategy and audit gained from working in leading Banking institutions in Nigeria such as Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Irunna Ejibe

Irunna is a dynamic and pragmatic executive with proven leadership and start-up skills spread across Human Resources, Corporate banking, Commercial Banking, Customer Services and Consultancy Management services in both international and local institutions. She is the Executive Director of Shared Services at Viathan Engineering Ltd, a leading captive and embedded power producer in West Africa with a combined generating capacity of 50MW across four independent power projects.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Femi Adekoya

Femi has 18 years cognate experience in Banking having transverse Oceanic Bank, Fountain Trust Bank and Spring Bank between August 1992 and 2010 during which he worked in various departments of the Bank; including Funds Transfer, Branch Coordination, Project Finance, Corporate Banking and Branch Management. He is presently the MD/CEO of Ibranox Group; a group of companies that are into trading in petroleum products, consulting, sourcing and procurement of funds.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ladi Sanni

Ladi is a result-oriented business leader with strong ethics and cross functional capabilities. His almost 20 years professional experience cuts across Energy, Management Consulting and Financial Services. Prior to his current role as the pioneer CEO of Viathan Engineering Ltd, a foremost captive power company in Nigeria, Ladi worked with Shell Petroleum Development Company, Accenture and Fidelity Bank Plc. He is an alumnus of Aberdeen Business School, UK , Lagos Business School and holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from OAU, Ile-ife.