The Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE on Monday in Lagos announced the appointment of Jude Chiemeka and Olumide Bolumole to its Executive Management Team.
Oscar Onyema, NSE Chief Executive Officer, in a statement, said that Bolumole and Chiemeka were to serve the NSE as Heads of Listing Business and Trading Business, respectively.
Onyema expressed excitement over the choice of the new executives, saying he looked forward to working with them in achieving the goals and objectives of the NSE.
He said: “We are excited to have attracted such outstanding young business leaders to the Exchange and the Management Team at a time we are executing organisational growth and market-wide initiatives.
“I look forward to working with Jude and Olumide to continue executing our strategy of becoming the preferred African Exchange hub.
“Also, I will like to express my deep gratitude to Tony Ibeziako, Head, Primary Markets and Olufemi Onifade, Head, Secondary Markets, for leading the teams during the transition period.”
Reacting to his appointment, Chiemeka expressed pleasure on the new appointment.
He said: “I am pleased to join NSE during this important stage where the company is evolving into a demutualised Exchange.
“The Exchange has undergone a lot of transformation and I look forward to working alongside the great teams at the Exchange to accelerate the execution of the company’s strategy and drive greater value for our investors.”
Bolumole, in his response, said he was delighted to be appointed at such “an interesting transformational time at NSE”.
He said: “I am very excited about working with the talented employees and seasoned leadership team to create an even stronger, globally competitive market that is the preferred choice.”
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Chiemeka comes with over 24 years’ experience in Securities Trading and Asset Management across markets in Africa.
He joined NSE from United Capital Securities Limited, a subsidiary of United Capital Plc, where he was the MD/CEO.
Olumide started his career on the equities trade execution desk at De Putron Fund Management, a Hedge Fund based in the UK.
His area of expertise cuts across asset classes with competencies in trading, business development and distribution.