Joshua, ex-Fidelity Bank ED joins FCMB Group
By Samuel Bankole
FCMB Group Plc, the holding company of Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank Limited on Friday announced the appointment of Gbolahan Joshua as its executive director.
Joshua, was the Executive Director/Chief Operations & Information Officer at Fidelity Bank, until June 11 when he retired from the bank.
His latest appointment at the FCMB is “subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria,” a regulatory filing by the FCMB Group said.
Joshua joined Fidelity Bank Plc in April 2014 as a General Manager and was appointed to the Board in September 2019, he, however, retired from Fidelity Bank effective from June 11, 2021.
His appointment into the board of FCMB was like a home coming, having worked with the bank as head of performance management between March 2006 to February 2008.
He left FCMB to join the service of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) in 2008 as the divisional head of performance management, budgeting and balance sheet management. It was from UBA he joined Fidelity Bank.
He attended Kings College Lagos, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and he is a chartered accountant.
He has attended several leadership and executive management trainings in leading institutions including Harvard Business School, Institute of Management Development, and IESE Business School.