Lawal joined the bank in 1992 as an executive trainee and rose through the ranks to become a General Manager, a position he held until his appointment as Executive Director.
He has over 24 years’ of banking experience, which covers various aspects of banking including credit risk management; corporate banking group; commercial banking group; investment banking and corporate finance where he served as Group Head.
He holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from Obafemi Awolowo University (1990); B.L from the Nigerian Law School (1991) and a Masters of Business Administration from the Oxford University, United Kingdom (2002
Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Segun Agbaje, said the bank maintain high corporate governance standards and ensure Board appointments are in line with global best practices.
He further stated: “Bolaji has been an integral part of the bank’s success and has seen the bank evolve and develop through the years. I am confident that his appointment to the Board will further strengthen and position the bank for improved performance.”