With effect from December 1, 2022, Mrs. Mayowa Olaniyan has been named the new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Charms Holding Company Plc.
The appointment of Mrs Olaniyan started with the retirement of Mr. Gavin Young, the group managing director and chief executive officer, He retired after three years of service with Chams Plc, according to a notification the Chams Plc sent to the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) and the investing public.
In a corporate document obtained by 2ndtopost Blog, the company also announced the appointment of Oloruntoba Ayodele as the new Group Chief Financial Officer effective from November 1.
Mrs Mayowa Olaniyan in 2011/2012 served as the Chams Group’s (GH) Group Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management. From 2012 to 2013, she served as Chams Plc’s General Manager of Finance and Accounts. 2014 to 2015, she served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of Special Duties. she served as Executive Director of Chams Plc. She joined ChamsMobile Limited in 2020 and was promoted to managing director/Chief Executive Officer seat.
Mrs Olaniyan known as CO will be resuming to the office of Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Chams Plc (GMD/CEO) at No. 8 Louis Solomon Cl, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria starting from December 1st, 2022.
The informations from Mayowa Olaniyan’s profile on Linked profile her perfection for the new office. Olaniyan is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), and a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), the organization that represents professionals in accounting worldwide.
Olaniyan also holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, UK, according to marketscreen. She has strong managerial skills and is a perceptive corporate executive. Mayowa has years of experience. “thanks to her tenacious pursuit of excellence” Tolulope Says.
From January 1994 to December 1994, she worked for Bolaji Finnih as an audit trainee to launch her career. She next relocated to SCOA Nigeria Plc, where she worked honorably for 13 years in a variety of managerial positions, starting as an accountant and ending as a divisional accountant/administrator.
Later, Mrs. Olaniyan moved on to Tranter International Ltd. where she worked for 3 years as the Group Finance and Admin Manager. She started working at Supercard Limited, a Chams Plc subsidiary at the time, as an Assistant General Manager (Corporate Services), where she was in charge of the business’s corporate operations.
Kigali, City and capital of Rwanda. It is located in the centre of the country on the Ruganwa River. Kigali was a trade centre (after 1895) during the German colonial administration and became a regional centre during the Belgian colonial period (1919–62). It became the capital upon Rwanda’s independence in 1962.
The retiring GMD is a South African by birth, having been resident in Nigeria for the past 14 years. He relatively well versed in the specifics of business transactions in Nigeria and other parts of Africa, having worked with banks, Central Banks and other private and public companies across most of sub-Saharan Africa.
He specialise in formulating electronic banking related strategies in line with an organisations ambitions, then coordinating all essential elements to ensure successful implementation and attainment of an organisation’s financial targets. These areas include. IT systems development, marketing, financial modelling, implementation plans and operations management and more. His skills and capabilities path success for Chams Plc.
Mr Oloruntoba Ayodele is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), a skilled fintech and finance professional with more than 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has developed financial and fintech strategies that support businesses’ growth in revenue and market share.
He has held positions including Chief Strategist and Group Chief Financial Officer at DotBank, acting Managing Director at CSAdvance Finance Company Ltd, Group Chief Financial Officer at Cardinal Stone Partners Ltd, Risk Management Executive/Financial Accountant at SuperBRAINS Consulting Ltd, and Financial Accountant at Trinicle Nigeria Ltd.
Among other things, Oloruntoba has experience and skills in agency banking setup, asset management, fintech, financial accounting, international financial reporting, budgeting and reconciliation, Treasury management, capital market knowledge, debt recovery, and debt management.
By Tolulope Zechariah B.O
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