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February 20th, 2017
Folake Sanu

Folake Sanu

Folake Sanu, Wema Bank Executive Director

Folake Sanu serves as Executive Director of Lagos at Wema Bank PLC.

Sanu served as Group Head of Lagos Island 1 Region at Sterling Bank Plc. Ms. Sanu served as General Manager and Group Head of Financial Control & Corporate Development at Sterling Bank Plc.

She is an astute finance professional and Banker of repute with over 32 years working experience in banking, professional accounting and auditing practice.

Her experience spans Corporate Strategy, Financial Control, Operations, Technology, Risk management, Audit, Mergers & Acquisitions, Credit and Marketing.

Prior to joining Wema Bank, she served as the Chief Financial Officer and later, Chief Compliance Officer of Sterling Bank, where she was instrumental to the successful merger of 5 different banks to form Sterling Bank plc.

She also anchored the integration and service reengineering process of the newly formed bank’s operational platform. She left Sterling Bank to establish Averti Professional Managers (Formerly Known as JFSC consulting), after a successful merger of four consulting firms in October 2013.

She has been an Executive Director of Wema Bank Plc since February 2015.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Sanu is an alumnus of the London Business School and has attended various management courses in reputable institutions including Harvard Business School and INSEAD, France.

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