The board of directors of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has appointed Mr. Babatunde Temitope Soyoye as an Independent Non-Executive Director to its board.
His appointment is to fill the vacancy created on the board by the retirement of Mr. Andrew Alli, who was an independent non-executive director of the bank
Mr. Soyoye is a seasoned professional with over twenty four years work experience, twenty one of which has been spent in investment/financial advisory services.
He is the co-founder and managing Partner of Helios Investment Partners LLp, a private investment firm with its principal office in the United Kingdom, formed to pursue alternative asset class investments in sub-saharan Africa, specializing in investment in companies, growth capital for private enterprises, restructurings, joint ventures, startups and structured investments.
Prior to co-founding Helios Investment Partners, Mr. Soyoye was a principal responsible for Telecoms & Media Investments across Europe for TPG Capital. Before that he served as a senior member of the corporate strategy team at British Telecom, and Manager of business development at Singapore Telecom International.