June 17, 2011
The Bank has notified The Exchange of the passing on to eternal glory of its Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Tayo Aderinokun, who died on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 in a hospital in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Aderinokun co-founded Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in 1990 and served as Deputy Managing Director for 12 years after which he became the Managing Director, a position he held until his passing.
During his life time as the Managing Director, the Bank witnessed tremendous progress and growth and had emerged over the years as an industry leader, pacesetter of unique and progressive innovations in the banking industry. The Bank is now easily acknowledged and recognized as one of the most profitable and professionally managed corporate institutions in Nigeria and has been a recipient of several awards for exemplary corporate governance practices and excellent customer service.
Late Mr. Aderinokun was also the recipient of numerous awards as an acknowledgement of his sterling leadership role in the achievements of the Bank.