Bio/Profile of New WEMA Bank Chairman.
The WEMA Bank group has appointed Babatunde Kasali as its new chairman following the resignation of Adeyinka Asekun. See a brief bio of Mr Kasali below…
Kasali, the new chairman, is a consummate professional with expertise in Audit, Risk Management, Compliance and Retail banking, spanning over 3 decades.
He had served as General Manager and Regional Bank Head for United Bank for Africa Plc., a bank he joined in 1996. He held several positions such as; Chief Inspector, Regional Director and Divisional Director.
Kasali also served as Managing Director of Resolution and Restructuring Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON).
Kasali has been a Non-Executive Director at UAC of Nigeria Plc. since March 27, 2013 and was a Non-Executive Director of UACN Property Development Company Plc., from January 13, 2010 to March 24, 2013.
He had from February 2015 to November 26, 2015 served as a Non-Executive Director of Wema Bank Plc.
Kasali is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He graduated with B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Economics from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK in 1977.