The Board of Directors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), has unanimously appointed Dr. Olagunju M. O. Ashimolowo, as Vice-President in charge of Operations.
The decision was taken at the Board’s 75th meeting held on October 1, 2021, at the Bank's headquarters.
“Dr. Ashimolowo brings on board a wealth of relevant experience which will further strengthen and consolidate the Bank’s operations and governance framework,” a statement announcing the decision said.
Before his appointment, Dr. Ashimolowo was Director, Internal Audit and Evaluation of Operations for over four years at the Bank.
He had previously held the position of Group Office Auditor at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) for nine years.
Dr. Olagunju Ashimolowo, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), is an international banking and finance executive with more than 30 years of experience in Financial Management, Governance Risk Management, Compliance and Internal Controls.
He holds MBA (Finance) from the University of Lagos, Master of Applied Business Research (MABR), and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from SBS Swiss Business School, Zurich, Switzerland.