Mr. Akintola Ajayi is a graduate of Economics from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and a consummate banker with an illustrious career spanning over 20 years in the industry.
His professional career started at the Audit firm of PriceWaterHouse & Co. (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers). His banking career commenced at First City Merchant Bank (now First City Monument Bank) in 1988. In 1990, Mr Akintola Ajayi moved to Nigeria Intercontinental Bank Limited which later became Intercontinental Bank Plc.
He was appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Equity Bank Plc in February 2003 which was then a subsidiary of Intercontinental Bank Plc and functioned in that role until October 2005 when both banks merged in the aftermath of the CBN induced Banks’ merger/consolidation programme of that era. He continued to serve with the Bank as an as an Executive Director, handling various responsibilities both within and outside Nigeria until his retirement in October,2008.
Over his 18-years’ service at Intercontinental Bank Plc (currently Access Bank Plc, one of the five leading Banks in Nigeria), he contributed immensely to developing the Bank’s franchise in the three major Regions of the country, namely West, East and the Northern Region of Nigeria.
Mr. Akintola Ajayi is an alumnus of a few business schools, notable amongst them are the International Management Development Institute (IMD), Switzerland Lagos Business School (LBS), The Cranfield University UK, The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBBS) SA and Columbia University (USA). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) as well as a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD).
He is currently the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Libra Energy Services Limited and serves on the Boards of other companies including Great Nigeria Insurance Plc, Lusanno Investments Limited and R.T Briscoe Nigeria Plc.
We are a corporate member of the (NAPMP) and the Association of Project Management (APM), United Kingdom.
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