Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX) Appoints Temi Popoola as GMD/CEO-Designate

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Mr. Temi Popoola

Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group) has appointed Mr. Temi Popoola as the GMD/CEO designate, effective January 1, 2024, following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s approval. The announcement signifies the succession from Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, whose tenure concludes on March 31, 2024, after initiating his terminal leave on January 1, 2024.

Currently serving as the CEO of Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) and a member of NGX Group Executive Committee, Mr. Temi Popoola is recognized for his successful leadership and diverse expertise. With a background in portfolio management in London and a stint as a senior equity derivatives trader in New York, he joined NGX in 2021, overseeing its growth and success.

Mr. Jude Chiemeka, Executive Director and Head of the Capital Markets Division at NGX, has been appointed Acting CEO of NGX from January 1, 2024.

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Alhaji (Dr.) Umaru Kwairanga, Chairman of NGX Group Plc, expressed delight in these leadership changes, acknowledging Mr. Onyema’s outstanding contributions and expressing confidence in Mr. Popoola’s ability to continue the organization’s legacy. Mr. Onyema also expressed gratitude for the privilege to lead both The Nigerian Stock Exchange and Nigerian Exchange Group Plc.

SOURCE: Vanguard Newspaper

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