Lagos, Nigeria: Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Hope PSBank, Nigeria’s premier Digital-first Financial institution and a subsidiary of Unified Funds has introduced key appointments for the financial institution.
The board has authorised the appointments of Alhaji Shehu Abubakar as Chairman and Ayotunde Kuponiyi as Managing Director. The checklist of Administrators contains Agada Apochi, Ochanya Dan-Ugo, Festus Eze Ikediasor, Ano Anyanwu and Nana Fatima Mede. Whereas Mrs Mede and Mr Anyanwu are Unbiased Administrators, Apochi, Ikediasor and Dan-Ugo are non-Government Administrators.
Alhaji Abubakar has over 30 years of expertise within the banking business throughout which era he held strategic positions in numerous Banks. He labored at completely different occasions in Worldwide Service provider Financial institution, FSB Worldwide Financial institution, Constancy Financial institution and Keystone Financial institution the place he retired as an Government Director.
Till he was appointed the Managing Director of Hope PSBank, Kuponiyi held varied management roles in each the Banking and Telecoms Industries the place he was Director, Telebanking, Globacom Nigeria and the Head of the Shopper Distribution Division in Ecobank Nigeria.
At Ecobank Nigeria, he was the Group Lead of the Shopper Financial institution implementation which was a facet of the improve mission of the financial institution’s core banking utility throughout 33 international locations in Africa. At Globacom, he was liable for launching the primary Cell Cash Service, Glo TxtCash, in Nigeria, in partnership with UBA Plc and Stanbic IBTC Financial institution.
Kuponiyi, who obtained educational levels from Obafemi Awolowo College, Ile-Ife and College of Liverpool, United Kingdom, has attended a number of programs and programme each domestically and overseas.
At present, he serves because the Chairman of the Cell Fee Scheme Board, having been appointed by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria in recognition of his position in advancing and strengthening different fee platforms within the nation.
He’s a member of main business boards amongst that are Fee Techniques Technique Board and the Fee Infrastructure Coordinating Committee in Nigeria. He’s additionally a member of the Governing Board of the Committee of e-Banking Business Heads (CeBIH). He’s anticipated to carry to bear his strong wealth of expertise within the banking and Telecommunication sectors in his new position.
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About Hope PSBank
Hope PSBank (Hope Fee Service Financial institution Restricted), Nigeria’s premier Digital-first Financial institution was included in September 2019 to leverage digital applied sciences to ship inclusive monetary providers. The corporate believes that everybody regardless of schooling, social or financial standing and site ought to have entry to monetary and fee providers with ease and comfort. We search to supply the 4As – Accessibility, Affordability, Availability and Consciousness of Digital Monetary Providers.
With Hope PSBank, each cell phone person can simply take pleasure in immediate digital monetary and fee providers along with his or her cellphone quantity as account quantity and likewise a method of fee throughout all channels – person-to-person on private units, net, retailers’ factors of sale, automated teller machines and company shops.