MTN Nigeria Communication PLC on Friday announced the appointment of Modupe Kadri as its new Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The new appointment is to take effect from March 1, 2020. Kadri replaces Adekunle Awobodu as CFO. Mr Awobodu’s intended departure was announced in July 2019.
The communication company disclosed this through a disclosure notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday. It also expressed its appreciation to Awobodu for his commitment and service to the company. “His dedication, extensive knowledge, financial expertise and experience across MTN Croup earned him great respect,” it said.
The new ED and CFO is said to be an alumnus of the University of Lagos with both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Management and Economics respectively. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
He re-joins MTN Nigeria from MTN Ghana where he served as CFO for five years. He has a track record of financial expertise and operational leadership and brings extensive experience to the role, having worked in the financial services and telecommunications industry for three decades.