Mr. Olu Akanmu

Mr. Olu Akanmu

Executive Director, Retail Banking, First City Monument Bank


Olu Akanmu is Executive Director- Retail Banking, First City Monument Bank in Nigeria. He was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Airtel Nigeria, Managing Director – Retail Banking at former BankPHB and General Manager- Consumer Marketing at MTN-Nigeria.

He is an experienced commercial leader with an unusual diversity of experience in consumer goods, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications and financial services industries with successful track records. He has also worked in the social development/ not for profit sector as Chief Operating Officer for Society For Family/ Populations Services International (PSI) Nigeria.

He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Lagos State University,  a Distinction in the Management Advancement Program of the Witwatersrand Business School, South Africa and  a Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Research from the Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom.

Olu Akanmu is a thought leader on Strategy, Management, Marketing and Public Policy. He podcasts on and blogs on