Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan (FCA) has received the Forbes Best of Africa Award, in New York City, United States of America on September 11, 2020.
Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan (FCA) who is the Managing Director/CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Limited is honoured by Forbes Africa for his contributions to the financial services sector in the country and the African continent.
The Forbes Best of Africa Award is for business personalities with a record of creating and building great global businesses that have made far-reaching contributions to the development of Africa.
Mr Adeduntan is a visionary leader and an achiever to be reckoned with in the financial services sector. He had earlier in the year bagged the much-coveted and celebrated Cranfield University School of Management Distinguished Alumnus of the year Award.
The trained veterinary doctor turned veteran banker believes strongly in the importance of doing well by doing good. In March 2020, he spoke at the Edinburgh School of Business about financial institutions’ role as drivers of financial inclusion.
In his leadership role at First Bank, Mr. Adeduntan is part of a 126-year legacy of sustained development-oriented services.