Chams Holding Company Plc has appointed Mayowa Olaniyan as Group CEO

Mrs Mayowa Olaniyan appointed Group CEO of Chams Holding Company Plc

Charms Holding Company Plc announced the appointment of Mrs Mayowa Olaniyan as the new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer effective from December 1, 2022.

In an announcement to the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) and the investing public, the company explained that the appointment follows the retirement of Mr Gavin Young as Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer after 3 years of service.

The company has also appointed Mr Oloruntoba Ayodele as the new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from November 1, 2022.

Profile of Mayowa Olaniyan: Olaniyan is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), the global body for professional Accountants.

According to the statement signed by Yetunde Emmanuel, Olaniyan also holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, UK. He is an insightful business executive with strong management skills. Mayowa’s expertise spans years of passionate commitment to excellence.

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He started his career as an Audit Trainee with Bolaji Finnih from January 1994 to December 1994. He then moved to SCOA Nigeria PLC where he served well for 13 years in various management capacities; from Accountant to Divisional Accountant/Admin.

Mrs Olaniyan later progressed to Tranter International Ltd as Group Finance and Admin Manager serving for 3 years. He joined Supercard Limited (a former subsidiary of Chams PLC) as an Assitant General Manager (Corporate Services) where he managed the company’s corporate affairs.

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He became Group Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management at Chams Group between 2011 and 2012, General Manager of Finance and Accounts at Chams PLC between 2012 and 2013, General Manager of Special Duties and Chief Financial Officer between 2014 and 2015, and then Executive Director of Chams PLC. In 2020, he became the Managing Director of ChamsMobile Limited.

Oloruntoba Ayodele’s profile: Ayodele is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and a fintech and finance professional with over 12 years of professional experience in the financial services sector.

Over the years, he has worked as Chief Strategist and Group Chief Finance Officer at DotBank, acting Managing Director at CSAdvance Finance Company Ltd, Group Chief Finance Officer at Cardinal Stone Partners Ltd, Risk Management Executive/Financial Accountant at SuperBRAINS Consulting Ltd and Financial Accountant of Trinicle Nigeria Ltd.

Oloruntoba’s skills and experience span; Setup Agency Banking, Asset Management, Fintech, Financial Accounting, International Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Reconciliation, Treasury Management, Capital Market Knowledge, Debt Recovery and Debt Management and more.


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