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Abimbola Agbejule

Abimbola Agbejule

Wema Bank Plc
Head, Corporate Sustainability
Category: Inclusive Leader Award

Abimbola has spent about two decades in the financial services industry with experience spanning brand management, strategic planning, digital finance and corporate sustainability. She is a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a MBA holder from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom with specialization in Quality Management

She started her career with Bond Bank which later merged with five other banks to form Skye Bank in 2006. She joined Wema Bank in 2015 as Head of Strategy and moved to become the Project Manager for Wema Bank’s award-winning digital banking flagship platform, ALAT in 2016, and later became the Chief Commercial Officer for ALAT by Wema. She currently leads the Corporate Sustainability and ESG function with focus on developing and implementing solutions that will effectively impact the society.

She has been in the forefront of driving inclusive socio-economic initiatives with focus on making impact on youth and women. Some of the initiatives include Hackaholics – a gathering of radical minds coming together to develop solutions to pertinent problems in our environment leveraging on digital technology. Also, she has led several women empowerment initiatives which include financial inclusion/literacy, capacity building, skill acquisition and mentorship.

Abimbola has attended several management and leadership programmes in strategic management, digital banking and sustainability. Abimbola leverages her positive energy to encourage and develop others around her. She hopes to use her untiring commitment to make impacts in all spheres of life.