Group Executive, Commercial Banking
Seyi Oyefeso is the Group Executive, Commercial Banking Group. Until this appointment in January 2016 he was Country Managing Director, FBNBank Ghana Limited and has steered the affairs of the Bank since June 2014. He is a result-oriented management executive with over twenty–two (22) years of management experience in the Banking and Financial Services Industry.
He is a multi-skilled professional with very robust banking experience coupled with proven problem-solving and strong leadership skills. Seyi is a competent leader and team player and has over the years demonstrated the ability to develop positive business relationships, strong communication and interpersonal skills evidenced by remarkable business growth. A seasoned Banker and Chartered Accountant, Seyi started his banking career in January 1993 and has acquired extensive knowledge in Product Sales & Marketing, Corporate & Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Credit Risk Management (Analysis & Administration) and Financial Control.
Seyi joined First Bank of Nigeria Ltd in 2006 as Branch Manager of one of the top three branches of the Bank and has held several positions, including Business Development Manager, Group Head, Retail Banking, and in March 2014, was appointed Group Head, Institutional Banking (Services & Conglomerates). He brought about unparalleled growth in the business of Retail Banking West at FirstBank within one year when he served as Group Head and made the region a major profitable one in retail banking. A graduate of Accounting and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Seyi is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in Nigeria. He is happily married with three children.