Nigerian Telecommunications company, 9mobile has announced the appointment of Phillips Oki as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Oki has worked at KPMG Nigeria, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Royal Merchant Bank, Pepsico International, TBIC Nigeria Ltd and Babcock University.
Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephanie Beuvelet said that Oki emerged as the best person for the position after a meticulous search, bringing to 9mobile over two decades of cognate work experience in financial accounting and management, audit, business and project management, financial reporting and budgeting.
Beuvelet added that Oki is an economist and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, and has carried out projects at organisations such as Adam Smith International in the UK.
“We are excited to have Oki with us. Finance is a huge part of any business, especially one like ours in a competitive telco space where it continues to be imperative to have operational costs within healthy bounds, he said.