Segun Oloketuyi: Intelligent leader, team player, goal getter

Wole Olajide

Segun Oloketuyi is a highly intelligent banker with decades of experience spanning across marketing, accounting, business development, leadership and capacity building. He is the Managing Director of Wema Bank Plc.

Prior to joing Wema Bank, Segun was an Executive Director in Skye Bank Plc with the responsibility for business development across Lagos and South-West directorates of the bank. He started out in 1985 as an Auditor with the then Akintola Williams and Co. (Chartered Accountants).

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Nigeria (ICAN), Segun is a graduate of Chemistry from University of Lagos.  He is an MBA Alumnus of the Lagos Business School and the Advanced Management Programme of INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Segun has been privileged to attend various professional and leadership training programmes in the course of his banking career.

In October 2005, Segun was appointed the acting Managing Director of Bond Bank Plc during which he steered the bank through a successful merger process with Skye Bank Plc. Following the successful and hitch-free merger, he was appointed an Executive Director (Finance & Enterprise risk Management) in January 2006. He was also the Post-merger Integration Coordinator that worked with different integration teams and external consultants following the merger of the different legacy banks that formed Skye Bank Plc.

A 2007 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Merit Award of the University of Lagos, Segun holds the memberships of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and the Ikoyi Club 1938.

Under his watch, Wema Bank took a giant stride in launching ALAT, Nigeria’s first fully Digital Bank where customers can get everything done from the comfort of their phone. The new digital bank which obviously disrupted banking landscape and is driven by three pillars – convenience, simplicity and reliability.

Wema Bank offers a range of retail and SME banking, corporate banking, treasury, trade services and financial advisory to its ever-expanding clients. In 2009, the Bank underwent a strategic repositioning exercise which culminated in a decision to operate as a commercial Bank with regional authorisation in South-South Nigeria, South-West Nigeria, Lagos and Abuja in 2011. However, in 2015, the bank was granted a national banking licence by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The bank operates a network of over 140 branches and service stations across Nigeria, backed by a robust ICT platform.

Widely reputed as the longest surviving and most resilient indigenous bank in Nigeria, Wema Bank Plc has over the years, diligently offered a fully-fledged range of value-adding banking and financial advisory services to the Nigerian public.

Wema Bank has a key differentiating factor which is Responsiveness, a concept which drives the understanding of its operations, identity and business engagement. It is the one word that best personifies the behavior, products and services of the Bank.

With the vision to be the financial institution of choice in service delivery and superior returns, Wema Bank is indeed giving it all it takes to give every customer a delightful and memorable service experience.


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