Bank appoints new CFO


Zenith Bank Plc. has appointed Dr. Mukhtar Adam as its chief financial officer.
A statement from the lender said that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had approved his appointment.
Before joining the bank in 2007, he had worked in Financial Services Group of the Nigerian and Ghanaian practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers (now PwC) as a senior consultant.

The statement said that his expertise covers financial reporting and analysis, tax management, audit management, strategy development and execution, enterprise risk management, credit risk management, financial advisory, capacity building and training.

Adam holds a PhD in finance from Leeds Beckett University (UK); Master of Science degree in Finance from University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, (UK), Master of Business Administration (MBA) finance, University of Leicester (UK) and Bachelor of Education, economics and management from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

Also, Adam holds a diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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