Executive Director, Small and Medium Enterprises at the Bank of Industry (BoI), Mr. Waheed Olagunju, has been conferred with the award of Corporate Ambassador at the 2014 Nigeria Arise Awards ceremony organized recently by BEN Television of London.
Mr Olagunju was honoured primarily for his services to corporate Nigeria, especially his dedicated service to the Bank of Industry since its inception in 2001 which enabled it make considerable impact on Nigeria’s industrial development.
The organizers specifically noted the central role that Mr Olagunju played in the successful New World Nigeria International Campaign that was one of the business and cultural side events of the 2012 London Olympics the high point of which was the High Level Business and Investment Summit on Nigeria that took place at the Dorchester.
In the award citation, the organisers noted that Olagunju who joined the Bank of Industry’s precursor institution the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (NIDB) in 1990 as a Senior Manager rose to the position of Executive Director (Business Development) in 2012. He also acted as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Industry (BOI) between 11th April and 16th May, 2014 before being reassigned as the Executive Director (Small and Medium Enterprises) under the new management team led by Mr. Rasheed Olaoluwa.
Source : SunOnline