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The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday

The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday

Lagos, Nigeria - March, 2017 Food lovers from across the world can once again look forward to an unparalleled culinary experience as the 2nd edition of the GTBank Food & Drink Fair is set to hold during the Worker’s Day holiday on Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, 2017. The 2-day event will treat attendees to enthralling gastronomic tours across a wide variety of exciting cuisines and delicacies while offering small businesses in the Nigerian Food Industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their target markets as well as experts in their business fields. The GTBank Food and Drink Fair was created by foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, as part of its efforts to empower small businesses. The 2016 debut of the consumer-focused event received very positive reviews nationally and internationally, had over 90 exhibitors from the food... Read More

Oyinlola Joins GTBank Board as Non-Executive Director.

June 27th, 2015

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) has announced the appointment of Mr. Hezekiah Sola Oyinlola as a Non- executive Director. Oyinlola replaces Mrs. Stella Okoli on the bank’s board of directors following her recent retirement in compliance with the bank’s code of corporate governance which stipulates a retirement age of 70 years for directors of the bank.

“Oyinlola is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, having worked at Schlumberger Group since 1984. He has held multiple senior roles on the management team and was the first Nigerian Managing Director of Schlumberger Group in Nigeria. In 2011 Mr. Oyinlola was appointed to his current position as Chairman of Africa Schlumberger Group,” the bank explained in a statement.

The Managing Director, GTBank, Mr. Segun Agbaje described the appointment as a demonstration of the bank’s commitment to the sustenance of good corporate governance and succession plan. He noted that the bank is pleased to have appointed Oyinlola, whom he described as a seasoned professional with a proven track record to this position. “All of us at Guaranty Trust Bank wish him the very best in his new position,” he added.

However, Oyinlola’s appointment has been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria in compliance with the corporate governance standards.

“Guaranty Trust Bank Plc was established in 1990 and has within the last 24 years come to be recognised as one of the most innovative and service focused banks in the Nigerian financial market space. The Bank operates from over 230 business locations in Nigeria and banking subsidiaries in Cote D’IvoireGambia,Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone,
Uganda andthe United Kingdom,” the statement added.


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