The Board of Access Bank Botswana Limited has announced the appointment of Oluseyi Kumapayi as a Non – Executive Director of the bank. Before being appointed to his current position of Director – African Subsidiaries (Access Bank PLC) Kumapayi had been the Group Chief Financial Officer of Access Bank Plc, a position he held since 2008. He is a highly accomplished and result-driven professional with over 20 years of progressive banking experience spanning across Finance, Strategy, Risk Management, and Treasury. He first joined Access Bank in 2002 as the Head of Financial Control and Credit Risk Management. Prior to joining Access Bank, he held controller and analyst positions with First City Monument Bank Limited and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc respectively Since joining Access Bank, he has played a significant role in the creation of the largest retail bank in Nigeria and specific corporate actions that have supported the Bank’s growth objectives and enhanced its capacity to play in key local and international markets. Mr. Kumapayi is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. He holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos, and a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has also attended several Executive Management Development programmes in leading institutions including INSEAD, IMD and London Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Chartered Institution of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
Access Bank is classified one of the largest banks in Nigeria and one of Africa’s leading banks by customer base. The bank boost of a vast network of more than 600 branches and service outlets, spanning across three continents, in over 10 countries.
In 19 April 2021, Access Bank Plc, Atlas Mara and ABCH announced an agreement for Access Bank Plc to acquire the full 78.15 percent shareholding of ABCH in BancABC Botswana. Since the announcement, all parties have been working to close the transaction fully and BancABC to start trading as a subsidiary of Access Bank Plc.