The Management and board of Inlaks have confirmed the elevation of Babatope Dare to the position of an executive director (ED) in the organisation.
Inlaks is a leading system integrator in Sub-Saharan Africa. The company collaborates with leading OEMs in the technology industry to provide world-class information technology solutions that exceed the needs of customers.
Before his elevation, Dare was the acting executive director of the infrastructure business unit, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of the digital transformation strategy of the infrastructure and e-banking business division while also serving as the director for sales and strategy.
The newly promoted ED started his career in the Nigerian financial industry where he successfully designed, implemented and managed complex IT projects while leading cross-functional large teams of both technical and operations in the Information Technology division of different banks. He later joined NCR; the American global leader in the vast self-service industries as sales & marketing manager where he was responsible for all direct and indirect sales of NCR’s solution portfolios in Nigeria between 2010 and 2012.
Tope, a graduate of Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, also has holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Business School, Netherlands. He has attended management courses from the prestigious Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and a FinTech certificate at Said Business School, University of Oxford.
Femi Adeoti, MD/CEO, Africa operations of Inlaks said, described Dare as a seasoned professional who has displayed competence and leadership since joining the firm. “His unique skills set based on his experience and competencies has added a lot of value to our business in recent years. Dare has also been responsible for leading key strategic programs that deepen efficiencies and drive growth,” said Adeoti.
Over the years, Inlaks has built a reputation as a leading ICT and infrastructure solutions provider, helping customers effectively seize new market and service opportunities. The company’s customers cut across various segments including banking, telecommunication, oil/gas, power, utilities and the distribution sectors of the economy.