The Managing Director/CEO of CRC Credit Bureau Limited, Mr. ‘Tunde Popoola was honoured with a special recognition award in the 3rd Nigeria CFO Awards 2017 held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos on 20th October 2017.
He was awarded for his “Outstanding Contribution in Accounting and Finance”, in one of the highly prestigious awards given on the night.
The Nigeria CFO Awards celebrates the success, innovation and vision of Chief Finance Officers and Finance Experts across all sectors. It also recognises how recipients’ outstanding leadership practices have contributed to their company’s growth, raised the standards of accountability within the finance profession and showcased expertise in supporting the nation’s economic growth.
In a statement issued by Instinct Wave, organizers of the awards, the CEO, Akin Naphtal explained that this year’s awards introduced fresh and new categories that accommodated recognizing organizations with well-organized finance systems.
According to him, the role of the CFO is critical to the success of any organization – keeping the business financially sound, while implementing successful strategies. He further said that a CFO helps lead key initiatives that support overall growth, executes and funds strategies set by the CEO and liaises with external stakeholders.