The Board of Administrators of 9 Cost Service Financial institution (9PSB) has introduced the appointment of Branka Mracajac because the CEO designate. A seasoned Enterprise Useful resource Planning skilled, Branka brings on board, an enviable file of accomplishments in digital monetary providers and threat administration.
Previous to her appointment by 9PSB, Branka demonstrated her ingenuity throughout her stint at Digital Finance Worldwide in Russia and different markets. She is a flexible skilled with prime administration expertise of over 15 years in digital finance throughout 30 markets globally.
The Serbian nationwide has labored in accelerating the adoption of digital funds and facilitated monetary inclusion for varied markets throughout Europe and different rising markets world wide.
The Central Financial institution of Nigeria just lately granted last approval to Nigeria’s digital way of life financial institution, 9PSB, to begin operations in fostering monetary inclusion in Nigeria’s banking ecosystem.
With Branka’s management and expertise backed by a reliable and dedicated board of administrators, 9PSB is about to ship high-end digital banking and monetary inclusion providers that can make transactions simpler, handy and accessible for individuals of all social lessons in Nigeria.
Talking on the appointment of Branka, the Chairman, Board of Administrators, 9PSB, Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor, said that, “Branka is skilled in enterprise technique, company finance, coverage implementation and threat administration. I’m sure that she’s going to present strategic management which is able to facilitate monetary inclusion and enhance monetary cost throughout all market segments within the city and rural areas of Nigeria.”
Responding to her appointment, Branka said that “The tempo of change in right now’s Fintech business is outstanding and I’m delighted to be provided the chance to steer 9PSB at this early stage in its improvement. I stay up for utilizing my expertise to launch the 9PSB model into the Nigerian Fintech market. The aim is to make sure that we’re on the forefront of economic inclusion utilizing probably the most progressive choices.”
Forward of the appointment of a CEO, the Board of Administrators at 9PSB labored around the clock with a workforce of consultants who helped in establishing the corporate within the final 16 months. Members of the 9PSB’s board of Administrators embody Asega Aliga, Olurotimi Oladimeji Adebanjo, Amina Tukur-Tarfa, Samuel Okwulehie, Mohammed Edewor, Phillips Oki, Simeon Oyakhilome Okoduwa and Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor, who chairs the board.
All of them include wealthy and diverse pedigree, which they’ve deployed on the disposal of 9PSB. Main the board is Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor, a philanthropist and the ex-President of the Southern-east chapter of the Lagos Enterprise College Affiliation. On his half, Mr. Asega Aliga is an funding banker, entrepreneur and monetary providers skilled. He’s enthusiastic about capability constructing and strategic international alliances for Pan-African funding alternatives.
Mr. Olurotimi Oladimeji Adebanjo holds an MBA from the College of Pretoria and is presently the regional director, South and East Africa at e-tranzact World, South Africa. Serving as the one feminine on the board, Amina Tukur-Tarfa is a extremely engaged particular person with over 20 years of prime flight expertise within the areas of HR Recruitment, Operations, Worker Companies and Administration. She additionally has, related expertise as a HR Generalist and HR Specialist with key areas of data and proficiency. Equally on the board is Mr Samuel Okwulehie, a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group. He has an unlimited expertise in industrial operations and international logistics gained from a few years within the worldwide airline business.
Mr. Mohammed Edewor (Esq) is a serial entrepreneur and erudite lawyer with over 40 years of enterprise and authorized expertise. Edewor has huge enterprise pursuits in telecommunications, banking, manufacturing, oil and fuel. Additionally, on the board is Mr. Phillips Oki an Economist and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA). He’s a seasoned enterprise capitalist. Mr. Simeon Oyakhilome Okoduwa brings to the board, his core areas of experience and expertise which incorporates Company & Industrial Regulation Advisory; Dispute Decision/ADR; Company Governance Audit & Remediation and Doing Enterprise Advisory.