Ibukun Awosika

Former First Bank chairman, Ibukun Awosika, selected on Binance Global Advisory Board

The former chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Ibukun Awosika has been appointed as a member of Binance global advisory board. Ibukun Awosika is saddled with the responsibility to assist the crypto company manage some of the most pressing regulations which the industry is now dealing with.

Binance Cryptocurrency  Company

From the news released, Binance has been a dedicated cryptocurrency company that encourages and provides financial freedom to the world. Binance has taken it upon itself to embrace a future where cryptocurrency and blockchain will be of great relevance.

The crypto company states that they are aware that licenses and rules will necessitate much discussion and negotiation. However,  the trend is clear as nations want to be a part of this promising future. 

Ibukun Awosika’s First Official Statement 

Speaking with the newly elected member of the Binance global advisory board, Ibukun Awosika states that “The transparency and accountability with which Binance seeks to deliver services to its clients are impressive. As a company of the future, Binance must continue to evolve, build and find solutions in real-time. I am proud to play a role as a member of its Global advisory board and to be a part of truly transforming the web3 economy”.

Brief History About Ibukun Awosika

Taking us memory lane, Ibukun Awosika was the first female to lead the First Bank of Nigeria in 2015. She served as chairman of Kakawa Discount House Limited, FBN Capital Limited, and FBN Life Assurance Limited. 

Ibukun is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and a participant in the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. She is a director on the board of the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund, and the co-founder and former chair of the Board of Trustees of Women in Management, Business and Public Service.

Members of the Advisory Board

Other members of the advisory board include the former U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Mac Bacus, the advisor of the Korea Presidential Committee, Hyung-Rin Bang, Bruno Bézard, former economic advisor to the French Prime Minister and ex-head of the French Treasury and managing partner at Cathay Capital, the former president of the Central Bank of Brazil, Henrique de Campos Meirelles, the chief financial officer of the New Development Bank, Leslie Maasdorp,Adalberto Palma, former senior advisor to the President of Mexico, Christin Schäfer, founder of acs plus Ed Vaizey, a member of the UK House of Lords and David Wright, chair of Eurofi.