Mr. Segun Agbekeye was appointed Group Head, Internal Control Risk and Compliance in October, 2018 following a transparent merit driven selection carried out by Deloitte West African Consulting.
Mr. Segun Agbekeye who has over 28 years’ experience joined Odu’a Investment Company Limited from consulting for J.C Owens Global Consulting, LLC is a people-oriented finance leader with an extensive background in internal control, compliance, fraud prevention, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasts, treasury and risk management.
He graduated from the Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti in 1992 where he studied Accountancy and proceeded to Lagos State University Lagos for his Post Graduate Diploma in Economics in 2005 and Babcock University, Ilishan Remo for Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2015.
He started his professional career as an Assistant Executive Officer (Accounts) in 1989-1990 with the Ondo State Ministry of Finance; Reconciliation Officer from 1990-1992 at the defunct National Bank of Nigeria; Audit Senior, 1992-1994 at Ademola Oyibo & Co Chartered Accountants; Internal Auditor, 1994-2003 at Unilever Nigeria PLC(then Lever Brothers) and Factory Accountant, 2003-2005.
He became the Commercial Manager 2005 (6 months) at West African Popular Foods (Joint Venture of Unilever Nigeria PLC with Dangote Salts- producer and marketer of Annapurna Salts; Head of Accounts from 2005 to 2008 at Unilever Nigeria PLC; Head of Accounts from 2008 to 2011 at Reliance Telecommunications – Zoommobile; General Manager, Accounting from 2011 to 2015 at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc; Head of Finance/Executive Director from 2016 to 2017, PZ Cussons Ghana Ltd.
Segun is a member of several professional and certification bodies which includes Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN); Fellow, Institute of Certified Business Management Professional; Certified Fraud Examiner; Certified Forensic Accountant of Nigeria; Certified Internal Controls Auditor; Certified Investigation and Forensics Professional; Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); Certified COBIT5 (Implementer and Assessor);Certified Zodiak Facilitator and Professional Certificate in Corporate Governance. Society for Corporate Governance of Nigeria; The Institute of Internal Auditors (USA). Institute of Directors (Ghana).
His Hobbies include, reading, dancing, listening to music and golf (trainee). Segun is happily married with children.