MTN Nigeria has appointed Adekunle Awobodu as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). According to the company, Awobodu will take over from Ferdi Moolman, who was appointed as CEO of the company in December 2015.
MTN revealed that Awobodu will serve as MTN’s strategic financial business partner and lead the organisation in facilitating decision-making through sound business insights and analysis that drives business improvement and performance.
Awobodu has over 22 years’ of professional experience and international exposure in finance. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Banking from the University of Lagos and a Masters’ degree in Finance from the University of Leicester, UK.
Awobodu began his career in 1994 with Procter and Gamble (P&G) Nigeria. He joined MTN Nigeria’s Finance Division in February 2002 as Fixed Assets Manager and rose through the ranks, becoming the first Nigerian CFO of MTN Iran.