Lanre Adesanya exits Sterling Bank as Executive Director

Lanre Adesanya

Mr. Lanre Adesanya has retired as an Executive Director of Sterling Bank Plc (the Bank) with effect from 1st December, 2017. He was appointed Executive Director of the Bank in December, 2005.

Mr. Lanre Adesanya currently serves as the Executive Director, Commercial and Institutional Banking at Sterling Bank; a position he has held since January 2006. He obtained a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics, both from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. His banking career spans over 28 years and has seen him serve in various senior management capacities at NBM Bank Limited (former Nigbel Merchant Bank Limited) during the 1990s, rising to become Executive Director in 2004, and subsequently Managing Director/CEO in 2005.

Mr. Adesanya is an alumnus of Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School, UCLA (Creativity and Innovation), Stanford Business School and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His retirement comes after 30 years of meritorious service to the Bank.

About Sterling Bank

Sterling Bank Plc is a full service national commercial bank licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Its shares trade under the Banking sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange with the symbol STERLNBANK. On Reuters and Bloomberg terminals, it is identified as STERLNB.LG and STERLNBA:NL respectively.

The bank provides services to individuals, small businesses (SMEs) and large corporations. As of December 2016, the bank’s branch network numbered 187, distributed throughout Nigeria with total assets valued in excess of NGN:834 billion and shareholders’ equity estimated at about NGN:85.6 billion).