Bukola Smith, the Executive Director, Business Development, in First City Monument Bank Limited has been appointed by FSDH Merchant Bank as the brand new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos primarily based monetary establishment.
This data was revealed in a recent post made by Smith, the brand new MD/CEO of the financial institution by way of her official LinkedIn account.
Her appointment will take full impact in mid-April, 2021, as she strikes to take over from Hamda Ambah who will retire from the financial institution with impact from April twenty seventh, 2021, after 28 years of service to the corporate, together with 4 years and three months because the Managing Director of the Merchant Bank.
Smith is anticipated to tackle the complete accountability of main FSDH Merchant Bank to better heights of worldwide success, constructing on the spectacular work Ambah has completed within the final 4 years and three months because the Managing Director of the Merchant Bank.
What they’re saying
Commenting on her appointment, Bukola Smith mentioned:
“Super excited to announce my appointment as the new MD/CEO of FSDH Merchant Bank from mid-April, 2021. Thus, bringing an end to 14 beautiful and impactful years at FCMB.”
Special thanks go to all my buddies and colleagues, who made my time at FCMB a tremendous expertise.
It is a privilege to take over from a Super Mentor, Hamda Ambah who has completed a terrific job in steering the ship over time.”
Bukola Smith holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, and likewise holds an MBA from Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
Smith was appointed Executive Director, Business Development at First City Monument Bank (FCMB) in 2017, and previous to this, she was the Regional Head, Lagos Region of the Bank.
She has occupied a number of key positions in FCMB because the Group Head Treasury and Financial Institutions; Divisional Head, Investment Banking and Financial Markets; Director Project and Structured Finance; and Divisional Head, Group Internal Audit, since she joined the financial institution in 2006.
As the Executive Director in control of Business Development in FCMB, the financial institution’s Small and Micro business-focused workforce moved as much as the primary place in 2019, to emerge as one of the best SME supporter within the nation – in accordance with a KPMG Customer Service Report 2020.