Amina Oyagbola is a business leader and former Human Resources and Corporate Services Executive at MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. With over 30 years’ experience, her career spans legal consulting, banking and finance, oil and gas and telecommunications. During Amina Oyigbola's tenure as HR Executive and the strategic Talent Management Initiatives deployed with her team, MTN Nigeria became the 1st company in Nigeria to be accredited with the Investors in People Gold Standard in May, 2015. In October, 2014, MTN Nigeria emerged winner in the Telecoms category of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) HR Best Practice Awards. MTN Nigeria also emerged as the best telecoms company in Jobberman's best 100 best places to work in Nigeria in 2014. In December 2014, MTN was recognized as the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand by Brand Africa 100. MTN Nigeria under her leadership has been nominated as finalist with 5 other Nominees out of over 400 companies worldwide for the 2015 International IIP Awards.
Gender: Female
Name of Spouse Bayo Oyagbola
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Working Experience

Chairperson and Founder, Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR); Managing Consultant, AKMS Consulting Ltd (Business and Management Consultants); Partner, Oyagbola Chambers

Previous Appointments:

– Legal Practitioner, Chief Rotimi Williams’ Chambers (CRWC);

– Legal Practitioner, Crystal Bank;

– Head Legal, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc;

– Head, Human Capital Management, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc;

– Head Private Banking, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc;

– Head, Human Resource Strategy, Standards and Business Planning, Shell Petroleum Development Company;

– Corporate Services Executive and Corporate Spokesperson, MTN, Nigeria;

– Pioneer Director, MTN Foundation, Nigeria;

– Head Human Resources Divisions & Corporate Services Divisions, MTN Nigeria.

– Human Resources Executive, MTN Nigeria;

– Director, MTN Spacetel, Benin Board;

– Chairperson, Audit and Risk Committee, MTN Spacetel, Benin Board.

– Fellow, Fellow and Country Director of The Africa Leadership Initiative, West Africa;
– Fellow, Aspen Global Leadership Network, West Africa;
– Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM);
– Chartered Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK;
– Member, Women Corporate Directors (WCD), Nigeria Chapter;
– Member, Institute of Directors.

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; Cambridge University, England; Lancaster University, Lancashire, England, 1999-2000; Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD); London Business School, Marylebone, London; IMD; Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts;

Amina Oyagbola was nominated as an emerging African Leader by the Europe/Africa Aspen Institute.

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