- April 1, 2019
BAOBAB Group is pleased to welcome Wale Sanya as CFO of BAOBAB Nigeria from April 1st 2019. Wale is a finance and strategy professional with huge experience in different financial areas from Financial Reporting and Control to Treasury Management and Financial Modelling, Banking and Auditing.
Prior to joining Baobab Nigeria, Wale worked with Meritview Professional Services as the Chief Executive Officer for about 6 years. He has held the position of Chief Financial Officer of different local and international organizations for over 10 years implementing policies that helped to improve efficiency and profitability while ensuring efficient management and allocation of the Company’s resources.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Associate Member of both Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and Nigeria Institute of Management. He holds a B.Sc degree in Banking and Finance from Olabisi Onabanjo University, and MBA in Business Administration from ESUT Business School.
“I am highly delighted to join Baobab Nigeria at this time when the Group is planning to increase financial inclusion through provision of digital financial services to individuals and entrepreneurs across Africa and China. I hope to work with other team members to ensure that we deploy capital productively, improve performance, prioritize projects with higher average returns, grow business with minimal risk and create value for all stakeholders”