9mobile appoints new Chief Financial Officer

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9mobile appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Habeebah Mustapha

Telecommunications company, 9mobile formally known as ETISALAT has on Monday appointed Mr. Phillips Oki as her new Chief Financial Officer.

The Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephanie Beuvelet, made this announcement on Monday in Lagos. He said: “Oki has resumed duty. He emerged as the best person for the position after a thorough interview process.

Prior to joining 9 mobile, Oki’s career progressed steadily over time across financial-related organisations where he played strategic roles resolving challenges innovatively and creating commendable solutions.”

OJOMEDIALINE learnt that Oki had worked in several companies like KPMG Nigeria, Price Water Coopers, Royal Merchant Bank, Pepsico International, TBIC Nigeria Ltd and Babcock University before his recent appointment.

Beuvelet added that Oki was an economist and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and also a project manager who had delivered projects across multi-disciplinary organisations like Adam Smith International, United Kingdom, among others.

He said that members of the senior management team were excited to have Oki on board and are optimistic that his experience would count in providing strategic financial leadership for the organisation.“

We are excited to have Oki with us. Finance is a huge part of any business, especially one like ours in a competitive Telecommunication space where it continues to be imperative to have operational costs within healthy bounds.”

We are confident that Oki will leverage his wealth of experience to inspire the finance team to deliver on their mandate,” he said.

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