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The success of FASYL as a software marketing company owes a lot to the direction provided by the key management personnel. These people have many years of management and professional experience in their key areas. When we offer the services of FASYL to any client, we offer the wealth of experience of these key players who actively participate in the delivery of any major project. They are there from the conceptual stage right through the life of the project.

It is also pertinent to point out that these men and women are supported by very highly motivated and resourceful professionals in Information Technology, Management Consulting, Banking, Accounting, Engineering and Administration. We give below very brief summaries of the profiles of the key people behind FASYL.

Group Chairman

Frank G.N. Onuzo

Late Mr. Frank Onuzo was the pioneering Group chairman of Fasyl Group. He was a senior management staff in the IT department of Shell Petroleum before leaving to join the Nigerian practice of KPMG Consulting and became a partner after 2 years. He was able to raise the firm's IT Consultancy practice to become the leader in Nigeria over an eleven year period.

He also acted as the General Manager of IT for a multi-national bank (Ecobank) directing and implimenting IT strategy in all the offices across the West African region.He later became Managing Director of Royal Merchant Bank.He retired in April, 2014 as the Chairman of the Board of Directors before his death in January, 2015.

Group Chairman, Fasyl Group

Bade Aluko

The Group Chief Executive Officer of FASYL, Bade, is the pioneering Chief Executive Officer of FASYL. He has well over 20 years experience in the ICT sector and has been in senior management for over 15 years. Bade is a graduate of Computer Science and, an alumni of the prestigious Lagos Business School Chief Executive Program. Bade started his career with Technology and Systems Ltd (T&S) a Division of SCOA Group of Companies as an Analyst/Programmer and later joined DPMS Limited (the former IBM operational base in Nigeria). Bade held several positions at DPMS Limited including Development Programmer, System Engineer, Product Planner, and Manager before leaving in 1993 with some of his colleagues to form ROE Limited as Executive Director, Operations. ROE Limited became an instant success and later became the largest IBM distributor in sub-Sahara Africa. Today, ROE Limited has been acquired by Dimension Data, a multi billion dollar IT company with presence all over the world. Bade left the executive position at ROE Limited in 1998, but remains on the Board of ROE Limited/Dimension Data, to take the responsibility of starting and nurturing FASYL.

A widely traveled Business Executive, Bade's core strength is in identifying and nurturing new business initiatives. He currently sits on the Board of diverse companies in Nigeria, South Africa and United Kingdom. His management exposure also includes several technical and managerial seminars and courses in Africa, United Kingdom and USA.

On the technical side, he has worked extensively in the areas of Strategy and deployment for ICT service delivery in multi-branch, multi-country Banking and Finance environment. He also has extensive experience in managing organizational wide business process re-engineering, security and continuity of Business plans.

Managing Director, Realyst Business Africa

Olusola Akingbade

Olusola Akingbade, Managing Director FASYL Nigeria, joined the services of the company on 5th January, 2009, as General Manager, Project Administration and Management. Sola, as called by his friends has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Lagos and is also an alumni of the Lagos Business School Senior Management Program. He has over 20 years of senior management experience with emphasis on Business Process Reengineering and Project management.

Before joining FASYL, he had worked in various companies, and occupied various positions including, Head of IT Department in Nigerian Intercontinental Merchant Bank, as an AGM (Information Systems Department), in NAL Merchant Bank, as Senior Technical Consultant in Coca – Cola Bottling Company, Atlanta Georgia, as Senior Analyst (Operating Systems) in AT & T and lastly as a Senior Consultant in Pacific Systems INC, his last place of work before joining FASYL.

A widely traveled executive, he has attended a lot of courses and seminars in the United States, Europe and Africa

MD, FASYL Technologies, India

J. Sharath

Sharath is the Managing Director of FASYL Technologies India. He has over 14 years of rich experience in various industries and across multiple disciplines. Sharath has held leadership roles in many successful Indian and International companies.

Sharath has successfully acquired and handled client engagements of various sizes across multiple geographies and technologies. His vertical expertise includes Process automation, finance, manufacturing and banking domains.

Sharath started his career with ABB and was responsible for the operations of the automation service business unit before he moved to the IT sector. Sharath has worked as GM-Tech of a embedded systems company and has held the responsibility of delivering embedded system products for consumer electronics and Automotive domain. He has also worked with an INTEL funded company where he held the responsibility for product development and also project deliveries throughout the world in the security domains. He has handled large teams and has delivered projects to clients in USA, Taiwan, Korea, UAE, Sweden, Swiss, Germany, Singapore etc. He is widely travelled and brings rich experience of managing large process driven operations and also managing partner driven businesses.

He has a BE degree from the University of Bangalore.
Group Chief Executive Officer, Fasyl Group

Jude Obiakor

Mr. Jude Obiakor is an International strategic leadership expert with close to two decade of experience in IBD. (International Business Development) His software business experience cuts across many industries ranging from Banking, Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, FMCG and Consulting, with demonstrated results in business re-engineering of critical projects in multi-platform environments.

He has huge success in Software Engineering, Software development and Implementation, Enterprise Project Management and Financial Software Consulting, in banks and financial institutions spanning over a decade across Africa, some of which are Electronic Purse back office software, code named EP2000 and an OLTP application FCIS, a financial intelligent software for EFCC (Economic and Financial Crime Commission).

Prior to becoming the Group Chief Executive of Fasyl Group, he was CEO of Fasyl Mauritius International Operations for 5years, having spent 4 years as Managing Director of Fasyl Technology Ghana. He is a computer science and mathematics graduate from Yaba College of Technology, He has a post graduate degree in Finance from Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria, and a Masters Degree, from China Europe Int’l Business School, Shanghai, China. Mr. Obiakor has several national and international certifications from Asia, Europe, Africa and America. Some of which are from Harvard University Boston USA, where he bagged a certificate in Strategic Innovation, and Policy and Strategic Studies certificate from GPSS.

Others are Prince II PMC from United Kingdom, Oracle and Microsoft certifications. His international and national publications focus on re-engineering strategy, enterprise horizontalization and business externality. He is currently pursuing a program in Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, USA.

General Manager – Fasyl e-learning and Consulting Limited

Moyosore Odesilo

Moyosore joined the services of the company on 18th April, 2011. She holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Buckingham, UK and a Masters degree in International Economics and Banking from University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology (now University of Wales College, Cardiff) Wales. She is also an alumni of the Lagos Business School Senior Management Program.

Mrs. odesilo has over 20 years experience in the banking industry. She started her banking career as a pioneer staff of Eko International Bank Plc (now Skye Bank Plc). She later joined Intercontinental Bank Plc and held several positions including Group Head, Continuous Process Improvement and Divisional Head, Banking operations. She was also the Project Team Manager for Flexcube Implementation (Retail).

Special Project Director/Group Head, IT Infrastructure Group

Julius Obayemi

Julius is the Director, Special Project/Group Head, Enterprise Technology Services which comprises of Network & Securities, Systems Administration and Oracle Products & Services departments.

He has over 17 years IT experience with several awards in recognition of his exceptional performance. He is a graduate of Business Administration from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Oyo state and Computer Science from University of Benin. He also acquired an MBA degree from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). In addition to his formal education, he has had extensive IT and Management trainings in the course of his career till date. He was the group DBA for the UBA group and acting Head of Division (Business Software Support Division) in the Information Technology Sector of the bank.

Before joining UBA he worked briefly as Assistant Statistician with Federal Office of Statistics, HQ Lagos from where he later joined Central Bank of Nigeria, Tinubu Square Lagos. His skills, as seasoned DBA and Analyst/Programmer, cut across Oracle Database Administration, Data Migration and Conversion, Application Development, Business/Systems Analysis & Design, Banking/Financial Application Implementation & Support as well as Manpower Training in computing.

He played leading roles in several Core Banking Application (CBA) implementations either as senior technical consultant or senior project management consultant. After his voluntary disengagement from UBA he was offered a contract job as a senior consultant to migrate the bank’s legacy systems to the new Core Banking Application (CBA) system in the integration project of the then UBA/STB merger, the project that again earned him the overall best performance award of the bank. He was Fasyl’s project director in charge of Ecobank Flexcube CBA deployment across over 30 countries (affiliates) of the bank between 2007 and 2011.

Group Head, Human Resources

Kelechi Asuquo

Kelechi is the Group Head, Human Resources/ Administration for FASYL Group. She holds a degree in English and Literary Studies, from the University of Calabar, an LLB degree from the then Edo State University, which she capped with a Bachelor of Law degree from the Nigerian Law School in Lagos.

Before, joining the FASYL Family, she has had extensive exposure in Human Capital Management functions and the practice of law in different companies in Nigeria. She held various positions during her 15 years career, which include, Company Secretary/ Head, Human Capital, Forum Group of Companies, Head, Human Resources / Operations in Living Spring Energy Limited and Head, Management Services, FB Asset Management Limited.

Kelechi's immediate past position was with Negris Holdings Limited, an Oil, Gas and Energy Company, where she worked as the Group Head, Human Resources.

She holds the membership of a number of professional bodies including Nigeria Bar Association, Nigerian Institute of Management, Personnel Practitioners Consultative Association (Lagos Island Branch) and an associate ship of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).

A highly versatile personality, with a strong passion for staff development.
Director, Group Marketing Operations, Fasyl Group

Ifeoma Ibeziako

Ifeoma is Group head, Marketing Operations at FASYL. A graduate of English Literature from the University of Calabar, she also holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Delta State University. As the head of Marketing and Operations, she has been in charge of leading the marketing team in the sales & marketing of FLEXCUBE and other products, coordinating training for FLEXCUBE users etc.

Before joining FASYL, she worked with Chams Nigeria Limited where she was the Brand Manager for Supercard & Valucard technology. She has also worked extensively in the areas of marketing innovations in card technology and providing customer support service for reputable customers.

Director, Business Consulting Fasyl Group

Uche Opara

Uchechukwu Opara is currently the Group Head, Project and Support, responsible for managing delivery and support of all products within the group. Uche is a Respected, Self motivated, High performing, Professional with more than fourteen years' experience in Project Management, Process Design and Re-engineering within the financial sector. She is equally highly skilled at Relationship Management with clients and has very strong Presentation and Interpersonal Communication skills.

Adept at assessing needs, generating options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with clients and stakeholders, she is well versed in the process of Effective Problem Solving, Quality Assurance and Control in Implementation of Finance Applications.

Extensive experience in managing large scale projects from the requirements gathering phase to completion. Highly skilled in tracking details, communicating deadlines, and following up with internal and external partners to ensure ontime completion within budget. Ability and interest in learning and incorporating new technology.

Uche holds a HND in Computer Science and an MBA with major in Financial Management. She is a trained Project Management Professional and an Oracle Certified Specialist in Implementation of Flexcube.

Group Head, Financial Services

Festus Adesina

FASYL's Group Head of Financial Services, Festus, started his career with Merck, Sharp & Dhome (MSD) in 1992, a Multi-National Pharmaceutical Company.
He also worked with Starchem Nigeria Industry and Standard Alliance Insurance Plc. as Accountant and Management Accountant respectively, prior to joining Finance Application Systems Limited as Head, Financial Services Department.

His varied experiences have given him the advantage of versatility in leading accounting and financial applications

Chief Technology Officer

Ademola Babalola

Ademola began his IT career as software programmer at Magic Software Nigeria; he joined FASYL in 2001 and was part of the team in countless Flexcube implementation and support activities both within and outside Nigeria.

He later joined Celtel -Nigeria now Zain for two years as Solution specialist – Billing Group; and was part of the team that successfully implemented Ericsson charging system CS3.0, a prepaid billing system for Zain network. He was also part of the local team that designed, developed and implemented the Calldata warehouse system that consolidates data from various network nodes for enterprise wide reporting and single point of truth.

Ademola returned to FASYL in 2006, and has since played an active role in most of the key Flexcube rollout projects like the Intercontinental bank rollout in Nigeria and Ghana, Cedi redenomination( IBG – Ghana ), Flexcube upgrade (IBG - Ghana), Ecobank Flexcube rollout – Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Gambia.

He played an important role in the designing of the blueprint for the development of Flexcube - PCB system, and also in the design & implementation of various bespoke integration and business solution for FASYL clients.

His area of core competence includes project management, Flexcube end-to-end implementation and support as techno-functional resource, business solution design, development and implementation and cutting edge skill in managing software product life circle.

Ademola graduated from Federal University of Technology Owerri with B.Tech in Mathematics with Computer science, a Oracle certified and active member of Project management Institute (PMI), Data warehouse Institute (DWI), Sun developer network and currently pursuing his MBA at Warwick Business School –Coventry, UK.

Country Manager, FASYL Technology, Cote D'Ivoire

Fokeu Kankeur Félicien

FOKEU KANKEUR Félicien is the Country Manager (Director General) FASYL in Côte d'Ivoire.He has over 7 years experience in IT support, administration and project management.As Director General of FASYL, he is responsible for overseeing the growth in the short and long term and strategic planning of the company in Côte d'Ivoire including the whole Francophone market.

Before joining FASYL Mr. KANKEUR was an experimented Conference translator & Conference Interpreter @ Alliance Française Lagos,Nigeria.He worked as a computer consultant & project manager at PMAWCA,to name a few.

F.KANKEUR Félicien has a passion for IT applications support and Marketing activities. He graduated from the University of Yaoundé I,Cameroon, with a Bachelor's Degree in bilingual studies. He loves networking, Reading,Football and Tennis.

Country Manager, FASYL Technology, Sierra Leone

Keji Lasisi

Keji Lasisi is the Country Manager, FASYL Technology Sierra Leone Limited. He has over 10 years experience in Sales and Marketing functions. As Country Manager at FASYL, he has responsibility for overseeing the Company's short and long term growth and strategic penetration of larger market for our products and services in Sierra Leone

Keji holds a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (UNAAB) and an MBA with bias in Marketing from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. He started his career at Chemical & Allied Products Plc (a subsidiary of UAC PLC) in 2001 as a Field Sales Agronomist and later worked as Territory Sales Manager with S.C. Johnson Wax where he won several awards including Best Salesman of the year 2005/206 and first runner up in Best Developed Territory 2006/2007.

Prior to joining FASYL in January 2009, he had worked with Nortel Agronomics Limited as the Market Development Manager. Keji has attended various Sales and Marketing seminars and trainings and he is an avid fan of football and Lawn Tennis.

MD, FASYL Payment Technology Limited

Rufus Ohiowere

Rufus Ohiowere is an experienced e-payment, e-security, e- channels and alternative power person. He is an astute strategist with over 10 years of subsea experience, natural gas, alternative energies, power, e-channels (Cards and ATM) and strategy with extensive experience in the provision of true self service payment solutions.

He started his career with Tran Africa Gas and Power Plc as Head of Business Development, where he led a team that signed up industrial and manufacturing companies within the Ota industrial zone to independent power pools in excess of 25MW, in power assets in the excess of USD2M. He later moved to Atlantic Marine & Oilfield Services as Head of Alternative Power, after which he moved to head the commercial department and while there, worked with clients such as Chevron, NAOC, Agip all in Nigeria and SPOC Ghana.

In 2006, he moved to head Intelligent Energy Systems Limited, an alternative energy firm. In 2007, Intelligent Energy System Ltd, with certain interest, created a special purpose company called Hammond Financial Services to push self service payment solutions within the Nigeria banking space and got Visa International through its local processor, an EMV certification on hardware touch points.

In 2010, in partnership with Finance Application Systems Ltd, another special purpose company called FASYL Payment Technology Ltd was incorporated to leverage on the self service payment markets across West Africa, Eastern Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe.

He is an alumnus of Edo State University, and he sits on the board of FASYL Payment Technology Ltd as its Managing Director.
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