Ayodele Onawunmi has just been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of VFD Group Plc by the company’s Board of Directors subject to the approval of shareholders at the next Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Ayodele holds a B.Sc in Basic Medical Sciences from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, a PGD in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom and a Master’s in Finance from the London Business School.
He has over twenty years of experience in Investment & Risk management, Public Sector engagement, Consulting, Business Development and Strategy and has served in various capacities at Access Bank Plc, Pensure PFA, Chapelhill Denham Group, Leadway Assurance company, Acorn Petroleum Plc and FDHL Group.
He is a member of the Private Equity Club and Investment Management Club of the London Business School and is currently the Managing Partner of 213 Capital.
VFD Group is a financial services focused proprietary investment company that creates value by working within Nigeria’s informal financial sector to create innovative products and solutions that are accessible to the everyday Nigerian citizen and entrepreneur.
VFD Group was founded by skilled professionals with diverse experience, qualifications and backgrounds.
Only this week, the group announced its conversion from a Private Limited Company to a Public Limited Company, effective February 2019. Following this recent development, they will now be addressed as VFD Group PLC in its business operations and communications.