The South African bank Standard Bank announced Tuesday, April 20 in a post on its LinkedIn account, the appointment of Yinka Sanni as the new CEO for the Africa region. He thus replaces Sola David-Borha who is retiring after 31 years of service within the group.
This appointment will play an essential role in the continued growth of the Standard Bank group in Africa in the years to come, commented the bank listed on the Johannesburg (South Africa) stock exchange. The newly promoted, she said, should build on the work of the outgoing director. The latter, “as a seasoned professional”, having “played a key role” in the growth of the group’s African region portfolio in terms of capacity, market share and contribution to overall results.
As a reminder, Yinka Sanni is a member of the Chartered institute of stockbrokers of Nigeria. He also made a career with the Stanbic Group, where he was Managing Director of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, Managing Director of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank and Executive Director Corporate & Investment Banking of the Bank.
The manager was also the pioneer CEO of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited and the pioneer CEO of Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited.