United Capital appoints Tokunbo Ajayi as Non-Executive Director

United Capital Plc has announced the appointment of Ms. Tokunbo Ajayi as a Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.

Tokunbo Ajayi has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, and specifically in the trusteeship space. Prior to her appointment as a Non-Executive Director of United Capital Plc, she was the MD/CEO of United Capital Trustees Limited.

Ms. Ajayi qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1986 and obtained a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile Ife in 1985.

She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria, the Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN), Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria, and the Nigerian Institute of Management and British Council.

In 2014, she was awarded the Business Excellence Award by the African Business Forum in the United Kingdom as well as the African Entrepreneurship Award in 2018 by the Voice Achievers Awards in the Netherlands. She is an Alumnus of Philips Consulting, South Africa Senior Management Programme, and the Columbia Business High School High Impact Leadership Programme.

United Capital Plc is a leading financial services group in Africa focused on leveraging technology to empower businesses, individuals, and governments with excellent financial services in Investment Banking, Asset Management, Trusteeship, Securities Trading, Wealth Management, and Consumer Finance while contributing to economic growth and prosperity across Africa by supporting financial inclusion.

Since it was founded over 50 years ago, United Capital Plc has cultivated and sustained a heritage of excellence in the finance space in Africa. Its track record of transaction execution, industry leadership and client focus are still unmatched. It has achieved this by providing top-of-the-line financial services, consistently demonstrating a commitment to execution, excellent service delivery and client satisfaction. Through the years, the United Capital Plc Group has innovated with each season and found smart ways to provide even more value to its clients by showing a spectacular ability to adapt to change.

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