The Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has become a member of the Bretton Woods Committee (BWC).
Techeconomy.ng gathered First Bank has also joined the BWC as an Organisational Supporter in line with the commitment to demonstrate cooperation and foster global well-being.
According to Bretton Woods, “Committee members are leaders at the top of business, academic, and non-profit sectors.
“Influencers from every region of the world – including industry CEOs, international policymakers, and former U.S. officials – we champion efforts to spur economic growth, alleviate poverty, and advance global financial stability.
“Given your leadership and background, we believe you would be a valuable addition to the Bretton Woods Committee.”
On his part, Dr. Adeduntan said: “On behalf of the Board, Management, and Staff of First Bank, I’m deeply honoured to be recognised as a member of The Bretton Woods Committee.
“In addition, as a contributor, First Bank remains committed to the goals of the Bretton Woods Committee.
“Especially at this time when the role played by business and political leaders are critical to exploring efficient ways of deepening collaboration and inclusion across borders, whilst mitigating the adverse effects of the coronavirus on not just the global economy but on other aspects of the livelihood of every individual and household.
“I look forward to working with other members of The Bretton Woods Committee, as we continue to build on the successes achieved over the years. With these, we will make the world a better place.”
Suffice to say that the Bretton Woods Committee was established in 1983 and its members include leaders at the top of the business, finance, academic, and non-profit sectors, including many industry CEOs, as well as former presidents, cabinet-level officials, and lawmakers who share the belief that international economic cooperation is essential and best served through strong and effective International Finance Institutions (IFIs).