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Vetiva announces additions to company’s board of directors

Vetiva announces additions to company’s board of directors

Vetiva Capital Management Limited has announced the appointment of the following to the Board of Directors of the company: Olayode Delano, SAN (Non-Executive Director), Halima Kyari (Non–Executive Director), and Oyelade Eigbe (Executive Director, Client Services).

Speaking on the appointments, Fidelis Oditah, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vetiva Capital Management Limited, said, “I am delighted to announce the addition of Mr. Delano, SAN, Ms. Kyari, and Mrs. Eigbe to our Board. They bring a wealth of experience, expertise and fresh perspectives that align seamlessly with our vision for the future. Their diverse backgrounds and proven track records will enhance our strategic decision-making process, and their commitment to excellence and to the values that define Vetiva make our new Directors invaluable additions to the company. As we navigate the dynamic landscape of the financial services sector, the collective knowledge and insights of our newly appointed Directors would be very useful in shaping the direction of our institution.”

Olayode Delano is a Partner at Akindelano Legal Practitioners (ALP) with strategic oversight of the corporate and commercial transactions practice. He studied Law at University College, London, graduating in 1989 at the top of his class and has a Masters degree from the Imperial College, London in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance. Olayode was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990 following which he proceeded to practice Commercial law with Strachan Partners and George Etomi and Partners before joining ALP as a Partner. He was conferred with the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2018. Olayode is a member of the Capital Market Solicitors Association of Nigeria and the Institute of Directors, Nigeria.

Halima Kyari has 30 years of invaluable experience in the banking sector, with specialization in private banking, treasury, financial and multilateral institutions financing, and strategic management. She holds a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Southern Indiana, USA, and an MBA from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Halima has held various management positions across top-tier banks in Nigeria including Access Bank, Union Bank and First Bank of Nigeria amongst others. She is currently a member of the board of directors of Craneburg Construction Company Limited, an Honorary senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and a member of the Money Market Association of Nigeria.

Oyelade Eigbe has served in various capacities within Vetiva over the last 15 years and has garnered unique experience in Asset and Wealth Management, Investment Advisory, and Financial Planning. She graduated from Babcock University, Nigeria in 2003 with a B.Sc in Accounting and obtained a Master’s degree in Financial Decision Management (Distinction) from the University of Luton, United Kingdom, in 2005. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK.