Ade Ayeyemi became Group CEO of Ecobank on 1 September 2015, following the announcement of his appointment in June of that year. Ade is an experienced banker, and prior to joining Ecobank, had a distinguished and successful career with Citigroup, becoming CEO of Citigroup’s Sub-Saharan Africa division based in Johannesburg.
A Chartered Accountant, Ade holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (First Class Honours) from the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He also holds an Master of Science degree in Financial Management from the University of London and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme.
ETI Board Committees in attendance in the Finance & Regulatory Requirements Committee; the Social, Reputation & Ethics Committee and the Risk Committee.