Following regulatory approval, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the promotion of Ms Tinuade Awe to Executive Director, Regulation, with effect from January 1.
Prior to her promotion, Ms. Awe was the General Manager heading the Legal and Regulation Division, while also serving as General Counsel of the Exchange. She served as Secretary to the Council of the Exchange from January 2011 to October 2015. Ms. Awe became affiliated with the Exchange in a consulting capacity in August 2010 and joined the employment of the Exchange in August 2012. She has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Exchange since August 2012.
Speaking during the event in Lagos, President of the Exchange, Abimbola Ogunbanjo, expressed satisfaction with the appointment, adding that Awe’s role in transforming the Legal and Regulatory landscape of the Exchange will never be forgotten. His words: “I am very proud that the National Council has recognised Tinuade for the exemplary role she has played in transforming the Legal and Regulatory landscape of the Exchange and would like to warmly congratulate her on her elevation as Executive Director, Regulation.
“Her passion, energy and commitment to driving and executing on the Exchange’s transformation agenda has no doubt been instrumental in revolutionising the Exchange and I am confident that she will continue to exert her influence and leadership attributes in her new role for the betterment of the market and its stakeholders.”
Commenting further, Chief Executive Officer, NSE, Oscar Onyema, said, “as we restructure and reposition the Exchange for the fourth industrial revolution, Ms. Awe’s well deserved promotion is indicative of the great career advancement opportunities that exist at the Nigerian Stock Exchange. I congratulate her and look forward to working with her in this new function to build a globally competitive self-regulatory organisation.”