Sim Tshabalala (Chairman)
BA; LL.B; LLM; HDip Tax; AMP
Appointed August 2013
Sim Tshabalala currently serves as a Director on the Board of Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd., Liberty Holdings Ltd., as well as joint Chief Executive of the Standard Bank Group.
Sim joined Standard Bank Group in 2000 and in June 2008, he was appointed chief executive of Standard Bank South Africa. In 2009, he was appointed deputy chief executive of SBG. In 2013, he was appointed chief executive of SBG.
Sim is Chairman of the Board Nominations Committee and a member of the Board Remunerations Committee.
Yinka Sanni: Non-Executive Director
Yinka Sanni serves as Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings and previously served as the Chief Executive at Stanbic IBTC Bank and IBTC Pension Managers Limited (IBTC Pensions). He has extensive experience in credit and marketing, corporate finance, asset management and stockbroking and has been involved in a number of landmark capital market transactions.
He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria.
Yinka has a B.Agric. (Hons.), Agricultural Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; an MBA from the Obafemi Awolowo University and has gone through the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Programme.
Demola Sogunle (Chief Executive)
B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D., MBA
Dr. Demola Sogunle served as Deputy Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank; Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers and as the Head of Treasury amongst other roles in the Stanbic IBTC group.
Demola holds a First Class Honours degree in Agricultural Science and a Ph.D. in Land Resource Evaluation and Management, both from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He also holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from ESUT Business School, Nigeria and a Treasury Dealership Certificate from the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Wole Adeniyi: Executive Director
Wole Adeniyi serves as Executive Director, Personal and Business Banking at Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC.
Wole is a First Class graduate of Business Administration from the University of Benin, Edo State. He has an MBA from the Manchester Business School of The University of Manchester UK.
He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Andrew Mashanda: Executive Director
Andrew Mashanda currently serves as an Executive Director of Corporate and Transactional Banking and has held several Executive Management positions. He was previously the Chief Executive for Standard Bank Malawi for four (4) years prior to his secondment in Nigeria.
Prior to joining the Standard Bank Group, Andrew held several executive management positions in the banking, mining and media industries in South Africa. Andrew has lived and worked in five (5) African countries.
Andrew holds a Baccalaureus Computationis in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa, and a PGD in Global Management at University of Salford, United Kingdom.
Zweli Manyathi: Non-Executive Director
Zweli Manyathi is currently the CEO, Personal & Business Banking, Africa Regions at Standard Bank Group. A position he has held since August 2013.
Zweli holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Management) from the University of South Africa. He also holds a Professional Development Programme certificate from City University of New York as well as Senior Executive Programme, Wits and Harvard Business Schools.
He has experience in different roles at the First National Bank and Barclays Africa.
Arnold Gain: Non-Executive Director
Mr. Arnold G. Gain serves as Head of Strategic Clients at Standard Bank Group. He joined Standard Bank Group in 1994.
Mr. Gain has been Interim Executive Director of Standard Bank S.A. Moçambique since August 1, 2014. He has been a Director of Standard Bank Namibia Limited since March 26, 2015.
Miannaya Essien SAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
SAN, LL.M., B L
Mrs. Miannaya is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the Managing Partner of Principles Law Partnership. She is a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK); Registered Capital Market Consultant with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mrs. Miannaya Essien SAN lectures at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, Nigeria where she is a member of the adjunct faculty and is also an approved tutor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.