Gbolahan Joshua retires as Executive Director from the Board of Fidelity Bank Plc.

The Board of Fidelity Bank Plc has announced the retirement of Mr. Gbolahan Joshua as an Executive Director of the company.

This is according to a notification signed by the company’s secretary, Mrs. Ezinwa Unuigboje, and sent to the Nigerian Exchange Group Limited (NGX).

According to the disclosure, the retirement of Mr. Gbolahan who also doubles as the Chief Operations and Information Officer from the Board of the company, will become effective from 11th of June, 2021.

It is imperative to note that the Board of Directors approved the retirement of Mr Gbolahan at its recently concluded meeting held on 26th of April, 2021 and subsequently communicated the decision to the Central Bank of Nigeria, which formally acknowledged the development.

In this light, the board and management of the bank seized the opportunity to appreciate Mr. Gbolahan’s contributions to the growth and development of the institution during his period of employment and tenure on the Board. The board further wished him well in his future endeavours.

What you should know about Gbolahan:

  • Mr Gbolahan is a veteran in the financial industry with over 21 years of experience in the assurance and banking sectors. His areas of technical expertise include finance, strategy, investors’ relations, digital banking and information technology among others.
  • He joined Fidelity Bank in April 2014 as the Divisional Head Strategy Innovation and Business Transformation. He was subsequently appointed into the Board in September 2019 as an Executive Director/Chief Operations and Information Officer.
  • Prior to joining Fidelity Bank, Mr Gbolahan worked for a host of leading financial institutions like FCMB, Union Bank, Heritage Bank and UBA, serving in various leadership positions like CFO, CIO and COO, etc.
  • He is an alumnus of Olabisi Onabanjo University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance.

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