UNITY Bank Plc has announced the resignation of its erstwhile Managing Director, Mr. Henry James Semenitari, effective yesterday, August 11, 2015 and the appointment of Mrs. Oluwatomi Ayodele Somefun as the new Managing Director.
Mrs. Somefun is a graduatae of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, and holds (BA) Education/ English), and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN.
She is a professional banker with 33 years of experience 26 years of which were in banking covering all key aspects of Treasury, Investment and Commercial Banking Operations.
She has a depth of experience in Nigeria’s Financial and Banking sector; and has a distinguished career with UBA group where she led 2 major subsidiaries of UBA as MD/CEO. Prior to this, she served as General Manager and led three critical business units of UBA Group.
Her skills and experience span across Institutional Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Financial Markets. Prior to UBA, she worked with two leading consulting firms: KPMG and Arthur Andersen (now KPMG).
Before her appointment, Mrs. Somefun was an Executive Director at Unity Bank Plc responsible for Lagos and South West regional operations, and oversight on Treasury and Financial Institutions Division.
She has undergone Executive Training & Advanced Management Programs at INSEAD Fontainebleau, Harvard Business School and University of Columbia Business School.

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