Our Board is made of four (4) members. They are professionals, respected, young and enterprising Nigerians with strong contacts in important business and social circles.
Samuel TUROTI – CHAIRMAN
Prince Turoti is presently the Group Managing Director(GMD)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Polak Group of companies. The Group consist of insurance brokerage, property, hotel and investment companies. He is also the Chairman of Property & Pecuniary Insurance Brokers Limited and a Director in CFS Financial Services Limited.
Prince Turoti in the past 2 decades has gathered a wide range of assurance, audit, forensics, tax, consulting and financial expertise at senior management and board level positions, and across diverse industries ranging from Professional Service, Insurance, Banking, Manufacturing and Multinationals Companies. He started his working career in 1989 with Champion Newspapers Ltd as an audit assistant. He left the Company in 1991 for Churchgate Industries (Nig) Ltd and he left as Group Assistant Manager (Audit).He also worked as Head Account with Cashlink Finance & investments; SGS Inspection Services Nigeria Ltd; Olawale Coker & Co (Chartered Accountants) and Akintola Williams Deloitte where he left as an audit Manager/ Senior in 2004.
Prince Turoti, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (ACIT). He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos, Akoka.
Mr. Dankaro holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He started his working career in 1990 with Merchant Banking Corporation Nigeria Limited, which later changed its name to MBC International Bank Limited (now a member of First Bank of Nigeria Plc). He left the bank in 1993 for Mario Jose Enterprises Limited, Kano, and retired in 2000 as General Manager, Finance. At present, Mr. Dankaro is an Executive Director, Fimcon Limited, a manufacturing and property development company. He holds directorship of other companies including Bokatan Limited, Rahsab Limited, amongst others. Mr. Dankaro is an accomplished and distinguished young executive with special interest in the stock market.
Mr. Jolayemi is a Director of Daily Need Group. Daily Need Group founded by Otunba (Dr.) Oyin Jolayemi is a conglomerate of companies, including Daily Need Industries Limited, DNI Personal Products Ltd., Doyin Holdings Ltd., De Honey International Ventures, and Jolayemi Nigeria Ltd. The turnover of the Group is in excess of N5 billion.
Mr. Jolayemi worked as a Contracting Application Developer for various companies in the United Kingdom, including developing a Budgetary Management Solution for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; Document Management Solution for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); IT Department Head for ICT Eurotel UK and Ireland; Energy Utilisation and Billing Solution for Enron UK, Credit Card Modeling Solution for smart cards (Obethur) International.
Koredele holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science & Economics from University of Ife and an MBA, Finance and Management from University of Lagos. She is a Fellow of the British Institute of Credit Management as well as the Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria.
She holds directorship in other companies including Chairman, Cashcow Microfinance Bank Limited.
Mr. Tayo Akintan is the Managing Director/Chief Executive. Prior to promoting Imperial, he was the Managing Director of MBC Securities Limited, a leading asset management and stock broking firm. He has over twenty-eight (28) years’ working experience, twenty-five (23) years of which was spent in the Consulting and Financial services industry. His experience in the banking industry covers investment and corporate banking, stockbroking, investment/financial advisory services, capital restructuring. During this period, he held important positions and led many sensitive assignments in and outside Nigeria. Tayo started his banking career in 1992 when he joined ICON Limited (Merchant Bankers). He left the bank in 1994 to join Merchant Banking Corporation Nigeria Limited and in 1999 he was seconded to MBC Securities Limited as its first Dealing Clerk. In 2000, he joined Fidelity Bank Plc as the Head of Corporate Finance Group, including overseeing Fidelity Union Securities Limited. He left Fidelity Bank in 2005 as Assistant General Manager/Head, Investment Banking Division. Mr. Akintan is a graduate of The Polytechnic Ibadan where he holds Higher National Diploma in Accountancy. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria and Associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. He is an Alumnus of Lagos Business School where he was the Class President of OMP 25.