Nigeria: Unity Bank Plc confirmed the appointment of Oluwatomi Somefun as its new managing director and CEO. Mrs. Somefun succeeds Henry J. Semenitari, who resigned in July. Prior to Mrs. Somefun’s appointment as CEO, she was an executive director at Unity Bank responsible for Lagos and the South West Regional Operations.
Before joining Unity Bank, Mrs. Somefun held senior positions at United Bank for Africa, including CEO of UBA Pensions Custodian, which she managed for eight years.
She holds a B.A. in English Language from the Obafemi Awolowo University. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and has attended executive education programs at INSEAD, Harvard Business School, University of Columbia, and Wharton Business School.