9PSB Board Appoints Branka Mracajac as CEO
The Board of Directors of 9 Payment Service Bank (9PSB) has announced the appointment of Branka Mracajac
as the CEO designate. A seasoned Enterprise Resource Planning expert,
Branka brings on board, an enviable record of accomplishments in digital financial services and risk
Before her appointment by 9PSB, Branka demonstrated her ingenuity during her stint at Digital Finance
International in Russia and other markets. She is a versatile professional with top management
experience of over 15 years in digital finance across 30 markets globally.
The Serbian national has worked in accelerating the adoption of digital payments and facilitated financial
inclusion for various markets across Europe and other emerging markets around the world.
The Central Bank of Nigeria recently granted final approval to Nigeria’s digital lifestyle bank,
9PSB, to commence operations in fostering financial inclusion in Nigeria’s banking ecosystem.
With Branka’s leadership and experience backed by a competent and committed board of directors,
9PSB is set to deliver high-end digital banking and financial inclusion services that will make
transactions easier, convenient and accessible for people of all social classes in Nigeria.
Speaking on the appointment of Branka, the Chairman, Board of Directors, 9PSB, Chief Ikenna Kevin Okafor,
stated that, “Branka is experienced in business strategy, corporate finance, policy implementation and risk
management. I am certain that she will provide strategic leadership which will facilitate financial
inclusion and increase financial payment across all market segments in the urban and rural
areas of Nigeria.” Responding to her appointment,
Delighted Branka stated that “The pace of change in today’s Fintech industry is
exceptional and I am delighted to be offered the opportunity to lead 9PSB at this early stage in
its development. I look forward to using my experience to launch the 9PSB brand into the
Nigerian Fintech market. The goal is to ensure that we are at the forefront of financial
inclusion using the most innovative offerings.”