Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, eTranzact International PLC, Mr. Olaniyi Toluwalope, has received Business Day’s Top 25 CEOs award in recognition of his company’s outstanding performance on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Speaking during the award ceremony, which took place over the weekend in Lagos, the publisher of Business Day Media Ltd., Mr. Frank Aigbogun, stated that the award is more than just a recognition ceremony; it is a reward for excellence, innovation, and a drive for positive change.
According to the publisher, Mr. Toluwalope, along with other awardees, has demonstrated extraordinary leadership, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of success. Their remarkable achievement in growing market value within the review period distinguishes them as industry leaders, serving as a beacon of inspiration, admiration, and respect from their peers and stakeholders alike.
“This has led us to celebrate your achievements, passion, and dedication to excellence. We recognize the countless hours of hard work, sleepless nights, and sacrifices that go into building and leading a successful business. Your resilience in the face of challenges is truly commendable, and it is an honor to acknowledge and celebrate your triumphs,” he said.
Responding after receiving the award, Mr. Olaniyi Toluwalope stated that the award is a testament to what they have been doing in the financial technology sector for the past 20 years.
Toluwalope said: “This award means a lot to us, considering the journey of transformation we embarked upon as an organization a couple of years ago.”
He believes that the board, management, and the entire team have worked tirelessly to reimagine strategy with a strong focus on execution capability.
“We have forged more partnerships and deepened our collaboration with the government and the private sector, working closely with many of our financial service partners. The quality of products and solutions we offer, combined with the investments we have made in technology infrastructure, is the result of all we are currently experiencing in terms of our improvement and top performance.”
“As one of the top fintech companies in the country, with over 20 years of history, we have achieved remarkable feats, set new standards, and introduced pioneering products and solutions. These achievements have formed the pillars upon which we stand today, and they are responsible for the visibility and recognition we are currently enjoying and benefiting from,” he said.
It is noteworthy that under the leadership of Mr. Toluwalope, eTranzact recorded its highest-ever profitability in the 20-year history of the company in the 2022 financial year. The company is already on an upward trajectory to build on the gains of this performance by continually providing world-class solutions and products to its discerning clients across both the public and private sectors.