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MTN Group appoints Adekunle Awobodu CFO for Digital and Fintech

MTN announces appointment of Adekunle Awobodu, seasoned executive, as Digital and Fintech CFO

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Adekunle Awobodu, CFO Digital MTN Group
Adekunle Awobodu, CFO Digital and Fintech MTN Group

MTN Group has announced the appointment of Adekunle Awobodu as the new Chief Financial Officer for Digital and Fintech.

Adekunle Awobodu is a seasoned business and finance professional who has spent most of his career at MTN, including serving as CFO for MTN Nigeria and for the MTN Irancell joint venture.

We are thrilled that Kunle has joined the dynamic DigiFin team and look forward to what we know will be a valuable contribution,” says MTN Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer Serigne Dioum.

In his 22 years in management roles, Kunle has built processes, teams and dealt with regulatory and compliance issues.

Most recently, from 2019 to 2021, he was an Executive Consultant at MTN Nigeria, where he led Oracle implementation and provided support to the CEO and CFO on various financial, tax and accounting matters.

Adekunle Awobodu is a certified General Accountant and has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Lagos, as well as a Master’s in Finance from the University of Leicester. He also holds several professional certifications.

As CFO for Digital and Fintech, effective 15 September 2021, Kunle’s responsibilities include ensuring the growth of these platforms in line with the Group’s strategic intent – Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.

MTN Group

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to our customers.

The group is inspired by our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.

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The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code ‘MTN’.

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