Mr. Yemi Adefisan, the Group Chief Executive of Cititrust Holdings Plc, heads a group with 54 subsidiaries across 12 African countries. It is a diversified investment vehicle with a vision of becoming a leading investment holding company in Africa, diversified to provide a growth-oriented investment platform for wealth creation.

Yemi is a post graduate degree holder in management science from Ladoke Akintola University and a fellow, Institute of Management Consultant. He also obtained an MBA from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management and has over 25 years of experience in banking and financial services.

Putting to work the expertise of a master craftsman, he has positioned Cititrust Holdings in high performing centres across Africa to create value for stakeholders. He is the vision driver in structuring the business into a conglomerate with operating arms to serve critical markets.

The group operations run on Yemi’s broad vision to cover the African market with the high value services it provides. He has led the group to attain great milestones and execute big ticket transactions over the past one year.

Yemi has set an example in high corporate governance standard by providing high quality leadership to one of the most diversified and widely spread organizations in Nigeria. He has built a management structure in which operational processes are geared towards quality leadership that delivers corporate objectives.

He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management and member of the Institute of Directors, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 For his sterling corporate leadership qualities, Mr Yemi Adefisan has won wide recognition. He was named as one of Nigeria’s Top 10 CEOs of the Year 2019. TELL Magazine also honoured him with an award as one of the Top 20 Most Outstanding Nigerians of the Year 2019.

Yemi is a happily married man whose marriage is blessed with three sons.

It is in recognition of his contribution to national development in the area of Enterprise Development and Corporate Governance that Mr Yemi Adefisan was deemed worthy to be honoured with the Development in Nigeria Merit Award which is part of the PSR National Awards.