Adeyeye Adepegba holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster University, United Kingdom (Merit).
He has a Master’s degree in Industrial & Labour Relations (MILR) as well as a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Prior to his appointment, Adeyeye was the General Manager/Group Head, Power & infrastructure, Corporate Banking Division at the bank. Some of the transactions he effectively executed include: Origination and consummation of the $25.5 million non-recourse Project Finance 12.5 MW Independent Power Plant for the Lagos State Water Corporation; Origination and risk assessment of the $151 million 120 kilometre Gas Pipelines Infrastructure by Gasland Nigeria Limited, operators of the VI, Lekki, Epe Gas distribution concession by NNPC (PPP) etc.
A banker with 26 years post qualification experience in business origination, Adepegba will bring to bear his strong leadership, organizational and relationship management skills to meet the long-term goals and objectives of the Bank.
He takes over from John Obi who reached the Bank’s policy retirement age of 55 years and retired at the end of July 31, 2015.