PROFILE: Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan

Managing Director, FirstBank

Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan (FCA), Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, was appointed to the Board in 2014 as Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer. Before joining FirstBank, he was a Director and the pioneer Chief Financial Officer of Africa Finance Corporation. He previously served as Senior Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer of Citibank Nigeria Limited and was a Senior Manager in the Financial Services Group of KPMG Professional Services where he managed high profile assurance, financial and risk advisory engagements.

He has garnered diverse expertise in Treasury & Financial Management, Risk Management, Accounting/Auditing/Internal Controls, Corporate Governance, Corporate Strategy Development and Implementation, Corporate Finance, Business Performance Management, Business/Financial Advisory, Investors, Regulators and Rating Agencies Relationship Management, Deployment and Management of Information Technology, and Compliance.

Dr. Adeduntan attended University of Ibadan, where he obtained a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Cranfield University Business School, United Kingdom and has attended executive programmes at Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford and INSEAD. Sola is a member of Sigma Educational Foundation, which is focused on enhancing the quality of tertiary education system in Nigeria and a member of the prestigious Metropolitan Club. He is happily married with children.