Olaleye Babatunde Heads Afreximbank’s IT Department

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Olaleye Babatunde Heads Afreximbank’s IT Department

Cairo, 25 Feb. 2019: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has named Olaleye Babatunde as director of its Information Technology Department, following an upgrade of the function from its former unit status.

Mr. Babatunde had headed the Information Technology Unit as a Senior Manager, starting in February 2014 when he joined the Bank. Prior to that, he was the Chief Information Officer/Deputy General Manager at Stanbic IBTC Bank, Nigeria.

Mr. Babatunde holds an MBA received from the Lagos Business School in 2004. He also received an M.Sc. in computer science from the University of Lagos in 1998 and a B.Sc., also in computer science, from the University of Ibadan in1995.

In his new position, he will be responsible for leading Afreximbank’s strategy on information technology in support of the Bank’s mandate and medium-term strategy. This includes leading a comprehensive strategy to build, develop and standardize technology solutions throughout the Bank in direct support of its strategic priorities.

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