By Kede Aihie
Mrs Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, (First Bank of Nigeria Limited $12.2Billion). She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Centre Group. The companies within the group include: The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart, TCC Security Systems and Cubes and Boxes Limited.
She was Chairman, FBN Life Assurance Limited, FBN Capital Limited and Kakawa Discount House Limited
Mrs Osaretin Demuren – Chairman Board of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, ($8 billion dollars GTB)
She had a successful career with the Central Bank of Nigeria which spanned over 33 years, during which she served as Director, Trade and Exchange Department and was deployed to serve as the Director, Human Resource Department, a position which she held until her retirement from the Central Bank of Nigeria in December, 2009. She was the first female Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria. She was at various times a Member and Secretary to the Public Enlightenment Committee on Second-tier Foreign Exchange Market, Representative of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Special Investigation Panel on Trade Malpractices of the Federal
Mrs. Belo-Olusoga – Chairman of the Board, (Access bank $12.2billion)
Mrs. Mosun Belo- Olusoga is the Principal Consultant/Programme Director of The KRC Limited. She served on the Board of Asset and Resource Management Company and previously chaired the Equipment and Leasing Association of Nigeria.
With an illustrious banking career spanning nearly 3 decades, she retired from Guaranty Trust Bank in 2006 as Executive Director, Investment Banking. She was at various times responsible for Risk Management, Corporate and Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Transaction Services and Settlement.