Effective 11th August 2015, she succeeds erstwhile Managing Director, Mr. Henry James Semenitari.
Before her appointment, Mrs. Somefun was an Executive Director at Unity Bank Plc responsible for Lagos and South West regional operations, and oversight on Treasury and Financial Institutions Division.
She is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ife (BA. Education/ English) and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Mrs Somefun is a professional banker with 33 years of experience 26 years of which were in banking covering all key aspects of Treasury, Investment and Commercial Banking Operations.
Unity Bank said she has a depth of experience in Nigeria’s Financial and Banking sector; and has a distinguished career with UBA group where she led two major subsidiaries of UBA as MD/CEO.
Prior to this, she served as General Manager and led three critical business units of UBA Group.
She also worked with consulting firms: KPMG and Arthur Andersen (now KPMG).
She has undergone Executive Training & Advanced Management Programmes at INSEAD Fontainebleau, Harvard Business School and University of Columbia Business School