Osaretin Demuren
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Osaretin Demuren

Osaretin Demuren
Board Chair, GT Bank PLC Nigeria

Osaretin Demuren is a Nigerian banker, and the first female Chairman of Guaranty Trust Bank.


She joined central bank in 1976 where she served in several capacity including Trade and Exchange Department and was later deployed to Human Resource Department where she served as Director. She retired from banking in 29 December 2009 after 33 years in the industry.


She’s a member of several professional associations including the Society for Human Resource Management of America, Nigerian Statistical Association, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.


She sits on the board of Trust Fund Pensions Plc and of LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited. Demuren joined the Board of Guaranty Trust Bank plc in April 2013 and was announced chairman in 2015.


Osaretin Demuren was named among the Inaugural List of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2019 by Avance Media.

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