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Yinka Sanni becomes the CEO of Standard Bank Africa.

Standard Bank Appoints Sanni Chief Executive for Africa

The biggest lender in Africa Standard Bank Group – a function of its balance sheet size, has appointed Yinka Sanni as its new CEO for Africa Regions and a member of the Group Leadership Council.

In December 1990, Sanni joined the Group's Nigerian subsidiary, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, and boasts of a career in the financial sector, spanning over 30 years of wholesale, retail, and asset management experience.

Sanni will replace Sola David- Borha, who has been the bank's CEO for 31 years, and his appointment is effective from 15 April 2020.

Former CEO of Standard Bank Group Africa| Source: Standard Bank

However, Sola David-Borha will remain in the Group until the end of June to ensure a successful leadership transition and handover process.

Yinka Sanni in focus

Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics, University of Nigeria.

Masters degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria.

Standard Bank Group's Regional Chief Executive for West Africa.