July 15, 2011
The Bank has notified The Exchange of the appointment of Mr. J.K Olusegun Agbaje as the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer effective from June 22, 2011.
Mr. J.K Olusegun Agbaje is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and holds a B.sc and MBA from the University of San Francisco USA. He joined Guaranty Trust Bank as a pioneer staff in 1991 and rose through the ranks to become the Deputy Managing Director in August 2002.
His investment and international Banking experience spans over 19 years and was instrumental in putting together Guaranty Trust Bank’s landmark USD350million Eurobond offering in 2007 and the listing of its US$750 million Global Depository Receipts (GDR) in an unprecedented concurrent global offering in the domestic and international capital markets which made the Bank the first Nigerian company in Sub-Saharan Africa to be listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.
He currently serves on the boards of Guaranty Trust Assurance plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Ghana, Gambia and UK.