MTN Nigeria has announced the appointment of Modupe Kadri as its new Executive Director (ED) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), a statement by the company secretary, Uto Ukpanah, has said.
Mr Kadri is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he bagged his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Management and Economics respectively.
He began his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked for 10 years.
In 2002, he joined Allied Pickford in London as the Group Reporting Manager and moved to Lafarge Nigeria as an Internal Audit Manager in 2003.
Mr Kadri joined MTN Nigeria in 2007 as General Manager, Finance Operations. In 2013, he was appointed General Manager, Financial Planning. He went on to serve as acting CFO of MTN Nigeria for three months after which he assumed the role of CFO, MTN Ghana.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (INEC) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA),
Mr Kadri is a seasoned executive and re-joins MTN Nigeria from MTN Ghana where he served as CFO for five years.
The statement also said Mr Kadri has a track record of financial expertise and operational leadership and brings extensive experience to the role having worked in the financial services and telecommunications industry for three decades.
His appointment takes effect from March 1, 2020.