The Board of Administrators of 9 Cost Service Bank (9PSB) has introduced the appointment of Branka Mracajac because the CEO designate. A seasoned Enterprise Useful resource Planning skilled, Branka brings on board, an enviable report of accomplishments in digital monetary providers and danger administration.
Previous to her appointment by 9PSB, Branka demonstrated her ingenuity throughout her stint at Digital Finance Worldwide in Russia and different markets. She is a flexible skilled with prime administration expertise of over 15 years in digital finance throughout 30 markets globally.
The Serbian nationwide has labored in accelerating the adoption of digital funds and facilitated monetary inclusion for numerous markets throughout Europe and different rising markets world wide.
The Central Bank of Nigeria just lately granted remaining approval to Nigeria’s digital life-style bank, 9PSB, to start operations in fostering monetary inclusion in Nigeria’s banking ecosystem.
With Branka’s management and expertise backed by a reliable and dedicated board of administrators, 9PSB is about to ship high-end digital banking and monetary inclusion providers that can make transactions simpler, handy and accessible for individuals of all social lessons in Nigeria.
Talking on the appointment of Branka, the Chairman, Board of Administrators, 9PSB, Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor, acknowledged that, “Branka is experienced in business strategy, corporate finance, policy implementation and risk management. I am certain that she will provide strategic leadership which will facilitate financial inclusion and increase financial payment across all market segments in the urban and rural areas of Nigeria.”
Responding to her appointment, Branka acknowledged that “The pace of change in today’s Fintech industry is exceptional and I am delighted to be offered the opportunity to lead 9PSB at this early stage in its development. I look forward to using my experience to launch the 9PSB brand into the Nigerian Fintech market. The goal is to ensure that we are at the forefront of financial inclusion using the most innovative offerings.”
Forward of the appointment of a CEO, the Board of Administrators at 9PSB labored around the clock with a staff of consultants who helped in establishing the corporate within the final 16 months. Members of the 9PSB’s board of Administrators embody Asega Aliga, Olurotimi Oladimeji Adebanjo, Amina Tukur-Tarfa, Samuel Okwulehie, Mohammed Edewor, Phillips Oki, Simeon Oyakhilome Okoduwa and Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor, who chairs the board.
All of them include wealthy and different pedigree, which they’ve deployed on the disposal of 9PSB. Main the board is Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor, a philanthropist and the ex-President of the Southern-east chapter of the Lagos Enterprise College Affiliation. On his half, Mr. Asega Aliga is an funding banker, entrepreneur and monetary providers skilled. He’s obsessed with capability constructing and strategic world alliances for Pan-African funding alternatives.
Mr. Olurotimi Oladimeji Adebanjo holds an M(BA) from the College of Pretoria and is at the moment the regional director, South and East Africa at e-tranzact International, South Africa. Serving as the one feminine on the board, Amina Tukur-Tarfa is a extremely engaged particular person with over twenty years of prime flight expertise within the areas of HR Recruitment, Operations, Worker Companies and Administration. She additionally has, related expertise as a HR Generalist and HR Specialist with key areas of data and proficiency. Equally on the board is Mr Samuel Okwulehie, a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group. He has an unlimited expertise in industrial operations and world logistics gained from a few years within the worldwide airline business.
Mr. Mohammed Edewor (Esq) is a serial entrepreneur and erudite lawyer with over 40 years of enterprise and authorized expertise. Edewor has huge enterprise pursuits in telecommunications, banking, manufacturing, oil and fuel. Additionally, on the board is Mr. Phillips Oki an Economist and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA). He’s a seasoned enterprise capitalist. Mr. Simeon Oyakhilome Okoduwa brings to the board, his core areas of experience and expertise which incorporates Company & Business Legislation Advisory; Dispute Decision/ADR; Company Governance Audit & Remediation and Doing Enterprise Advisory.