FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange Board of Directors has appointed Dr Joseph Nnanna as the chairman of the board of the company.
The Vice-President, and Divisional Head, Strategy and Corporate Communication of the company, Ms Kaodi Ugoji, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos.
According to her, Nnana, who is the Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability, Central Bank of Nigeria, before his appointment, replaces Dr Sarah Alade, who on April 28.
FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange is an organisation with the strategic intent of bringing about revolutionary changes and fostering the development of the Nigerian financial markets.
It was registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an over-the-counter market in 2012 and launched on to the Nigerian financial landscape in November 2013.
FMDQ has dual responsibilities of a securities exchange and self-regulatory organisation which brings together Nigeriaâ€™s fixed income and currency operations under a single market governance structure.
Ugoji said Nnanna had served as the Alternate Executive Director, representing Nigeria and 21 other Sub-Sahara African countries on the board of the International Monetary Fund.
She also announced the shareholdersâ€™ ratification of the appointment of Mr Kennedy Uzoka and Mr Dapo Akisanya as directors of the company.
Uzoka, Ugoji said, was the Group Managing Director, United Bank of Africa and Akisanya, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of AXA Mansard Pensions Ltd.
She also said Uzoka and Akisanyaâ€™s appointments took effect from Aug. 1, 2016, and Jan. 1, 2017.
Ugoji said that Alade was appointed to the Board of FMDQ in July 2014, following the retirement of its inaugural Chairman, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.
The vice-president of the company also said Alade, who represented the Central Bank of Nigeria on the board of FMDQ until her retirement, led the OTC Securities Exchange during her tenure.