Zedcrest Capital Group has appointed Babatunde Sanda and Stella Duru to its board of directors as part of its business expansion drive.
According to the company’s Group Managing Director, Adedayo Amzat, the organisation is charting a new growth strategy targeted primarily at the retail opportunities in the market with the aim of creating more wealth for its clients.
Babatunde Sanda has over 36 years cognate experience with over 18 years experience in auditing and consulting, spanning three of the biggest international professional firms, namely Coopers & Lybrand, Ernst & Whinney and PriceWaterHouse, where he rose to the position of senior consultant in 1990. He retired as a Senior Partner of EY in December 2016. He is now into economic, business and financial consulting.
His banking career started in 1991 and he rose to the position of Executive Director, Finance in 1998 at Wema Bank Plc and was Managing Director in 2000 of Banque International du Benin, Cotonou – a universal bank in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
He was appointed by the Central Bank of Nigeria in 2006 to serve as Director of Societe General Bank of Nigeria Ltd (while in holding action).
Babatunde holds an honours degree in Business Administration from the University of Benin, and is an alumnus of the Advanced Management Programme of Stanford University, California, USA.
Stella Duru is the only female Partner in Banwo & Ighodalo’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group. Her core areas of practice are Energy and Natural Resources, Project Finance and Corporate Finance.
She obtained a law degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in January 2001.
Commenting on the appointments, the pioneer and out-going chairman of the company, Abiola Aderounmu said, “We are strengthening our board with successful professionals with diverse competencies who will guide the company through the next chapter of its growth trajectory.”
The appointments take immediate effect.