Osahon Akpata
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

Osahon Akpata is Head, Consumer Payments at Ecobank Group, a pan African Bank, where he drives the execution of the bank’s payment strategy across its 33 African country network, leveraging digital solutions to meet consumers’ payment needs.

Prior to joining Ecobank, Osahon led the Implementation Practice at McKinsey & Company’s Lagos office, where he worked collaboratively with several CEOs, business executives and public-sector leaders, to develop and implement successful strategies in very competitive industries.

He began his professional career in Finance at the corporate headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in the US as a financial analyst and transitioned into the company’s sales force where he had an award winning career over a decade, winning several accolades including the coveted President’s Trophy reserved for the top 5% of the salesforce.

Osahon holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in the US and a post-graduate diploma in Strategic Partnerships from IMD Business School in Switzerland.

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