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Adekunle Awobodu Becomes MTN’s First Nigerian CFO

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.

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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.”

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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).

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5 comments on “Adekunle Awobodu Becomes MTN’s First Nigerian CFO

  1. Simeon Udoh says:

    Congratulations!. I am Commenting From Vistablog9ja

  2. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    … WELL, AM STILL WONDERING WHY WE CAN’T ENACT A LAW THAT WILL FORCE INVESTORS TO MAKE 90 PERCENT OF THEIR EMPLOYEES NIGERIANS INCLUDING THEIR TOP RANKING OFFICERS. CONGRATS TO THIS MAN, MAY THE LORD HELP HIM TO DELIVER…

  3. Harrie says:

    Well that’s a start, so we can just sit back and eat bon-bons aaaand see see where he leads.
    #JustSaying
    Cherrio

  4. zita obeta says:

    Congrats, more money for him

  5. KingAbsolute says:

    Congratulations to him, happy for him cuz he used all those qualifications to attain a greater height.

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