Diamond Bank has announced the appointment of Oluseyi Bickersteth as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective June 26, 2018.
Bickersteth takes over from Prof. Chris Ogbechie who retired, on March 31, 2018, after completion of his tenure.
This appointment comes against the backdrop of Bickerseth’s strong values and vision which both align with the bank’s current focus of delivering excellent performance by leveraging technology to provide financial solutions to retail markets, a statement by the bank on Tuesday said.
In his comments on the appointment, GMD/CEO, Diamond Bank, Uzoma Dozie, said: “We are honoured to have Mr Oluseyi Bickersteth join and chair our Board of Directors. We welcome his wealth of experience and look forward to his valuable contributions.”
Bickersteth holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan and an M.Sc. in Economics from the York University in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).