The managing director and chief executive officer, eTranzact International Plc , Mr Olaniyi Toluwalope, has bagged Business Day’s Top 25 CEOs award in recognition of his company’s stellar performance on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Speaking during the award ceremony which took place over the weekend in Lagos, the publisher, Business Day Media Ltd., Mr. Frank Aigbogun stated that the award is more than just a recognition ceremony, but a reward for excellence, innovation and drive for positive change.
According to the publisher, the eTranzact boss and other awardees have demonstrated extraordinary leadership, resilience and relentless pursuit of a result of success and this remarkable achievement in growing market value within the period of review stands them out as industry leaders, serving as a beacon of inspiration, admiration and respect from their peers and stakeholders alike.
“This has made us gather to celebrate your achievements, passion, and your dedication to excellence. As we recognise 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 honour to acknowledge and celebrate your triumphs,” he said.
Responding after the award, Mr Olaniyi Toluwalope said the award is a testament to what they have been doing in the financial technology sector within the past 20 years.
Toluwalope said: “This award means a lot to us since we began the journey of transformation as an organisation a couple of years ago.”
He believed the board, the management, and the entire team have worked very hard in reimagining strategy with a focus extensively on execution capability.
“We have built more partnerships, deepened our collaboration with the government, private sector, with lots of our financial service partners. The quality of products and solutions we offer coupled with the investment we have made in technology infrastructure is the outcome of all we are seeing now in terms of our improvement and top performance.
“As one of the top fintech companies in the country, having been around for over 20 years, doing great things and setting new standards and creating pioneer products and solutions, these are the things that have created the pillars which we stand on today, which is what is creating this visibility and identification we seeing and benefiting from,” he said.
It is worthy to note that eTranzact under the leadership of Mr. Toluwalope recorded the highest ever profitability in the 20-year history of the company in its 2022 financial year. The company is already on the upwards trajectory to build on the gains of the performance by continually providing world-class solutions and products to its discerning clients which cuts across both public and private sectors.