We now have a Nigerian occupying the position of chief financial officer (CFO) for MTN Nigeria. His name is Adekunle Awobodu and he is taking over from Ferdi Moolman, who became the CEO of the company in December 2015.
Awobodu will serve as MTN’s strategic Financial Business Partner and lead the organisation in facilitating decision-making through sound business insights and analysis that drives business improvement and performance. According to Moolman, “Awobodu’s appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management’s commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria.”
Awobodu has a 22 years, professional experience and international exposure in Finance, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Banking from the University of Lagos and a Masters’ degree in Finance from the University of Leicester. Asides that, he holds several professional certifications such as ACCA UK; CIA (Certified Internal Auditor); CMA (Certified Management Accountant); CertIFR (ACCA’s Certificate in International Financial Reporting) and Associateship of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB).