Top List Of 8 Highest Paid Nigerian CEO’s
Today we will be sharing with you the list of some of Nigeria’s highest earning Chief Executive Officers as unveiled by Nigeria’s Leadership Newspaper.
We will be looking at the stories behind their rise to the top, hoping to motivate and inspire you because even as the newspaper puts it, being a successful and influential Chief Executive Officer takes lot of hardwork, guts,tsacrifice and amore-than=average knowledge of how the business environment works.
Top List of 8 highest paid Nigerian CEO’s
1. CEO, Stanbic IBTC, Sola David-Borha
As the managing director/CEO of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, David-Borha is one of the country’s highly-rated bankers. She is the highest paid director in Nigeria’s banking sector, with an annual remuneration of N177m. When broken down, this becomes N484, 931 daily, including weekends when may have no reason to go to work.
David-Borha has patiently risen through the ranks to get to where she is today. She was, at different times, responsible for overseeing the corporate finance and corporate banking, projects and structure finance, as well as asset management and private banking departments. At a time, she bore the burden of supervising treasury and finance services department.
David-Borha also headed the correspondent banking relationships’ department at Stanbic IBTC and served as a member of the executive committee. She was appointed to the bank’s board in 1994 and has held other positions, including a spell as director of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Stanbic Nominees Nigeria Limited and Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited. She was also appointed a member of the board of Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC). She did not miss serving as a member of the bank’s board credit, board nominations and risk management committees.
Having passed through these stages before rising to the pinnacle, David- Borha can be said to have, indeed, paid her dues and can be said to have exhibited a great degree of competence, experience, long career plan and hard work to get to her present position.