Sky Bank, one of Nigeria’s biggest banking institutions, has announced the arrival of a new Managing Director for its sole branch in this country. He is Mr. Lawrence Okate, who prior to his appointment, was the Regional Manager in charge of Surulere and Yaba branches in Lagos, Nigeria.
According to his data, he had also worked as a Business Development Manager in several branches of Sky Bank in Nigeria, and in other capacities and has also been credited as being instrumental in the turning around of several of the bank’s branches in Lagos, Nigeria.
On his completion of his university education, he did his compulsory one year National Youth Service program with the Central Bank of Nigeria, and had a stint with United Bank of Africa and also Zenith Bank Plc.
Mr. Okate holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a Masters in Managerial psychology from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. He has attended several training programs in core credit, marketing, treasury, international operations and management.