Zenith Capital Limited has announced the appointment of Jubril Enakele as its chief executive officer and managing director.
The company said in a statement on Sunday that Enakele would in his new role focus on investment banking, asset management and the securities trading sides of the business, as well as overseeing a world-class team based in Lagos.
According to the statement, Enakele has over 15 years of international and local experience across various aspects of banking, including banking operations, credit analysis, and risk management.
He also has experience in investment banking, corporate finance and derivatives across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The statement explained that Enakele started his career in banking in 2000 in Nigeria, before joining Citibank Nigeria in 2004 and Citibank Global Markets London as a vice-president in 2008.
He moved to Standard Bank London in 2010 as a director and led their commodity derivatives and energy sales business for West Africa before joining Deutsche Bank AG London in 2011 as the director for capital markets and treasury solutions for sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa).
Over the course of his career, Jubril has been involved in several landmark transactions across sub-Saharan Africa, including raising financing from international capital markets for various African sovereigns such as Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia and Ivory Coast as well as raising finance for indigenous corporates and financial institutions in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa.
Enakele is a graduate of Economics from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University College London and attended London Business School and University of Oxford – Said Business School respectively. He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, UK.
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