Diamond Bank recently announced the appointment of Oluseyi Bickersteth as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective June 26, 2018.
This appointment comes against the backdrop of Bickerseth’s strong values and vision which both align with the bank’s current focus of delivering excellent performance by leveraging technology to provide financial solutions to retail markets.
Commenting on the appointment, GMD/CEO, Diamond Bank, Uzoma Dozie, said: “We are honoured to have Mr Oluseyi Bickersteth join and chair our Board of Directors. We welcome his wealth of experience and look forward to his valuable contributions.”
Bickersteth holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan and M.Sc. in Economics from the York University in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Prior to being the Chairman of KPMG Africa Practice and National Senior Partner of the Nigerian Practice, he was the Head of Tax and Regulatory practice and served as Engagement Partner on major tax advisory and compliance projects.
Bickersteth takes over from Prof. Chris Ogbechie who retired, on March 31, 2018, after completion of his tenure.