Segun Agbaje

Segun Agbaje Biography / Profile

Olusegun Agbaje was born in July 1964 in Lagos State, Nigeria into the family of Chief Julius Kosebinu Agbaje (banker) and Mrs. Margaret Olabisi Agbaje (teacher). He is an entrepreneur, banker and GTBank executive.

Segun Agbaje Age

Segun Agbaje is 55 years old.

Segun Agbaje Early Life

Segun grew up with his family including two female and two male siblings. His brother, Jimi Agabje, was a People's Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State. He had his secondary education at St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Lagos State. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Accountancy and Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, USA. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School, London Business School and London School of Economics and Political Science.

Segun Agbaje Career

Agbaje began his career as a staff auditor at Ernst & Young in San Francisco, USA. Upon his return to Nigeria in 1991, he was employed by GtBank as one of the first set of employees. At that time GT Bank was a floundering financial institution headed by the legendary Fola Adeola. Agbaje worked his way up the ranks and by 2000, was appointed Executive Director. In August 2002 he was made Deputy Managing Director.

Agbaje was appointed Acting Managing Director in April 2011 when Tayo Aderinokun, then in the terminal stages of a diagnosis of lung cancer proceeded on medical leave. When Aderinokun died in June 2011, Agbaje was named substantial MD/CEO of the bank.

Agbaje was instrumental in GTBank emerging the first Nigerian company and first bank in Sub-Saharan Africa to feature on the list of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. He also played a pivotal role in the introduction of Valucard and Western Union Money Transfer.

Segun Agbaje Personal Life

Segun is married to Derin Olakunrin. They are blessed with children and live in Lagos.

Segun Agbaje Awards

Under his leadership GTBank has won the following awards:

  • Best Bank in Nigeria by Euromoney.
  • African Bank of the Year by African Banker Award.
  • Best Bank in Nigeria by World Finance UK.
  • Most innovative Bank by EMEA finance.
  • Best Banking Group by World Business Leader Magazine and Best Bank in Nigeria award by the Banker Awards.

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