NASD Plc Appoints Kyari Bukar As Independent Director
The National Association of Securities Dealers Plc(NASD) has appointed Kyari Bukar on its board as Independent Non-Executive Director.
The newly appointed Director was the Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and currently, an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, the Chairman of Sunu Assurances Nigeria PLC and CRC Credit Bureau Limited among others.
He is a consummate professional with over 30 years’ experience in information technology, financial services and business analytics.
Bukar holds a B.Sc. degree in Physics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and an M.Sc. degree in Nuclear Engineering from Oregon State University, USA. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School (LBS), Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School, USA.
He started his career at Hewlett Packard, California, USA, where he grew through the ranks to become the Technical Marketing Programme Manager. On his return to Nigeria, he joined FSB International Bank (now Fidelity Bank) and served in various roles including Executive Director, e-Banking IT and Operations.
He served as the Managing Director/Chief Executive officer of the Central Securities Clearing System PLC where he is credited with the company’s transformation. He also served as MD/CEO of Unified Payments System Limited (formerly Valucard Nigeria PLC) where he spearheaded the Company’s complete reorganization, transforming the company into one of the most secure, technologically advanced and profitable payments processors in Nigeria.
The Company said, “We trust that he would make significant contribution to the Company in his role as Independent Non-Executive Director and we welcome him onboard”.
NASD PLC is the promoter of a trading network that facilitates secondary market trading of all securities of publicly listed companies primarily in Nigeria but with a focus on the West African region.
The company’s objective is to stimulate growth by facilitating the process of raising capital.