October 16, 2023

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), now has a new Executive Director/CEO. She is Mrs. Nonye Ayeni.

According to a statement released by the Presidency on October 13, 2023, Mrs. Ayeni is taking over from Dr. Ezra Yakusak.

This significant appointment points at President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s unwavering dedication to further enhance and reposition Non-Oil Export Sector as a major contributor Nigeria’s economy.

Mrs. Ayeni brings a wealth of experience to this role, having served as the Managing Director of Signature Bank Plc, a newly licensed commercial bank in Nigeria.

Her career has encompassed various vital positions, including Deputy Managing Director at Funds and Electronic Transfer Solutions Limited (FETS) and serving as an Independent Non-Executive Director at the FMDQ Exchange until September 2022.

Prior to these roles, she held the position of General Manager at Zenith Bank PLC, overseeing a wide array of Divisions, from Treasury and Financial Services to Business Development, Human Resources & Human Capital Management, among others.

Ayeni’s extensive banking background spans over 25 years, providing her with expertise across diverse aspects of core banking. Her profound knowledge encompasses International and Domestic Operations, Payments, General Management, Business Development, Risk Management, Customer Satisfaction, Human Resources, and Strategy.

We are confident that Mrs. Ayeni’s leadership will bring further significant changes leading to an increased growth and success of the of the sub-sector.

The entire Staff members of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, hereby wish Mrs. Ayeni a successful tenure on this exalted assignment.