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Dr Gbenga Fapohunda

Acting Group Financial Officer

Dr Gbenga Fapohunda was appointed Acting Group Chief Finance Officer of DCP on 1 July 2022. He is a multi-skilled finance professional with over twenty two years experience in Financial Advisory; Risk Management; Treasury Management; Investment Management, Strategy Development, and Implementation; Corporate Governance; Corporate Finance, Internal Audit & Controls; Accounting; Auditing; and Financial Control. He joined DCP as the Regional Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in Nigeria, effective March 1, 2021. Before this, he was the Executive Finance Director (for West Africa) at Japan Tobacco International (JTI), where he was on the Board. He joined JTI from United Parcel Service (UPS), where he was the Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Prior to UPS, he was the CFO and a board member at British American Tobacco (BAT) Ghana, where he oversaw 12 countries in Africa. Earlier in his career, he was a Manager within the Financial advisory team at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and worked at KPMG Professional Services within the Assurance Team.

He holds an MBA in Finance from London Business School – U.K (Full merit-based scholarship) and a Doctorate from Rome Business School (Europe). Gbenga is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; An Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation;  etc