Recognition and Dedication
Dr. Mukhtar Adam, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Zenith Bank Plc, has been honored with the prestigious title of ‘Chief Financial Officer of the Year’ at the 11th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa. Expressing his gratitude, Adam dedicated the award to the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia, CFR, while also acknowledging the support of the bank’s management, colleagues, and valued customers.
Ceremony and Acclaim
The award ceremony, held on June 23, 2023, at the King’s Ballroom in Sun City, South Africa, showcased Dr. Mukhtar Adam’s exceptional financial leadership. The recognition places him among distinguished professionals across Africa who have achieved remarkable success in their respective fields. The AABLA, in partnership with CNBC Africa, is renowned for celebrating outstanding African business leaders and their contributions to the continent’s growth and development.
Distinguished Professional Profile
Dr. Mukhtar Adam boasts an illustrious career spanning over two decades in finance. His academic credentials include a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Finance, an M.Sc. in Finance, an MBA in Finance, and a B.Ed. in Social Sciences with a specialization in Economics and Management. He is also a member of reputable professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ghana, and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. Prior to his current role as CFO of Zenith Bank, Adam held various leadership positions and gained valuable experience at renowned institutions, including PricewaterhouseCoopers.