The Board of Fidelity Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Abolore Solebo as the Executive Director of the Corporate Banking Directorate. The disclosure was made in the company’s notice to the Nigerian Exchange Limited.
The statement highlighted that the Central Bank of Nigeria has approved the appointment, and corresponding notifications have been communicated to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria.
Bringing over 24 years of extensive experience in financial services and general management in Corporate, Investment, Commercial, Retail, and Transaction Banking, Enterprise Wide Risk Management, Corporate Strategy, and Consulting in Nigeria and the United Kingdom, Solebo joins the Board of Fidelity Bank Plc.
Since joining the bank in 2008, he has held various key positions, including Head of the Corporate Bank Directorate Analyst Group (2008), Division Head of Upstream (2010), Division Head of Energy & Power/Project Finance (2017), and active participation in various Management Committees.
Having served as the Acting Head of the Corporate Bank Directorate from 2021 until his recent appointment as Executive Director, Solebo has been recognized with several performance awards in the bank.
Prior to joining Fidelity Bank, he worked at Shell International Trading and Shipping Co Limited, London, as a Credit Risk QA Analyst and started his career as a Trainee Banking Officer at Citizens International Bank Plc in 1999.
Abolore Solebo is an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and a member of The Energy Institute UK (Nigeria Branch).