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Union Bank director retires

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Union Bank has announced the retirement of its executive director, Mr Adekunle Sonola.

According to a regulatory filing by the bank with the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the retirement is effective March 30.

The board of directors thanked Sonola for his years of service and his many accomplishments while at the bank.

Sonola was appointed to the board in 2015 as an executive director and until his retirement was responsible for the bank’s commercial banking business, according to his profile on the lender’s website.

He had more than 26 years of experience in the banking sector, the statement said.

Before joining Union Bank, he worked at Guaranty Trust Bank where he rose from being a member of the Corporate Finance Group to Divisional Head, Corporate Banking.

He left Guaranty Trust Bank as Managing Director, East Africa, where he successfully rolled out the franchise in Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya. He had also served as Director, Investment Banking Africa for Standard Bank of South Africa. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Sonola holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Ogun State University, an LL.B in law from Obafemi Awolowo University and an MBA from Durham University Business School, Durham, United Kingdom.

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