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Berger Paints Nigeria Appoints Mrs. Ereomajuwa Gbadebo, Aisha W. Umar as Independent Non-Executive Directors

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Berger Paints Nigeria Appoints Mrs. Ereomajuwa Gbadebo, Aisha W. Umar as Independent Non-Executive Directors

Berger Paints Nigeria Plc on Monday announced it has appointed Mrs. Ereomajuwa Gbadebo and Mrs. Aisha W. Umar as Independent Non-Executive Directors.

According to the statement signed by Ayokunle Ayoko, Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Berger Paints, through the Nigerian Stock Exchange and seen by Investors King, Mrs. Gbadebo and Mrs. Umar will bring on board extensive real estate and legal experience, respectively.

The statement read, in part, “This is to inform our stakeholders and by extension the public, that at the meeting of the Board of Directors of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc held on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, the Board considered and approved the appointments of Mrs. Ereomajuwa Gbadebo and Mrs.Aisha W. Umar, as Independent Non-Executive Directors.

The profiles of the newly appointed Directors are as follows:

Ereomajuwa Gbadebo

Mrs. Gbadebo is a Chartered Architect and Chartered Surveyor with 34 years of international experience in strategic and executive management, project design, and onsite project and program administration, in both the construction and real estate industry.

She has undertaken several courses on ethics, finance, law, and the role of Independent Non-Executive Directors as run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK, the Institute of Directors, Nigeria and Women on Boards, UK.

She holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK, with an emphasis on strategic marketing, and financial and project management. Mrs. Gbadebo possesses experience in the management and leadership of people, time and resources, plus the coordination of multi-disciplinary external teams of consultants, support staff and contractors.

She served as the Chief Executive Officer of Broll Property Services Limited, Nigeria (Broll NG), a subsidiary of Broll Property Services Group (Pty) South Africa, between June 2008 and Sept 2013. She also served as Executive Director of Propose, Design and Implement (PDI) Limited, a boutique real estate consultancy and advisory firm, between October 2013 and January 2015.

Thereafter, she served as Managing Director of Alpha Mead Real Estate Partners Limited – a strategic business unit of Alpha Mead Group (formerly Cluttons International Limited– the Nigerian subsidiary of Cluttons LLP, United Kingdom), between January 2015 and January 2020. She is currently the Managing Director of Propose, Design and Implement (PDI) Limited.

Aisha W. Umar

Mrs. Umar is a Legal Practitioner, Notary Public and Social Entrepreneur with vast work experience in the public sector, private sector and the academia. She holds a postgraduate diploma in Global Business from Oxford University, and is currently a Doctorate Student at the University of West Scotland-Centre for Africa Research and Enterprise and Economic Development – CAREED, researching Africa’s engagement with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and strategies for boosting value added exports from the continent.

Over the past 15 years, Aisha has provided legal and technical advisory services to the Federal and State governments on various projects in the education, transportation, agriculture and water sectors, some of which have been funded by international development agencies including the Department for International Development (DFID) and the World Bank.

Coupled with her law practice and her doctoral research, Aisha also manages other roles including agribusiness consultancy and social entrepreneurship. She is the founder of Inara Foundation, a non-governmental organization established to support communities affected by the conflict in North East Nigeria. She is also the CEO of Inara Enterprises, an Agribusiness company promoting trade and value addition of agricultural commodities.

Earlier in her career, she was in academia, and was a lecturer on Company and Commercial Law at the prestigious Nigerian Law School, Lagos. She is the co-author of a book entitled Quick Reference Materials on Nigerian Law & Practice -the leading reference book used by legal practitioners and law students.

CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and Investing.com, with over a decade experience in the global financial markets.

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United Capital Appoints Latunji Head, Marketing/Corporate Communications

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United Capital Appoints Latunji Head, Marketing/Corporate Communications

United Capital Plc has been appointed, Tolu Latunji as its Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications.

In the new role, he is expected to drive a strategic communications, marketing and brand management programme for the investment banking group.

Latunji is a communication and marketing expert with 12 years’ experience in products development, marketing, brand & franchise building, effective management and communication of strategic objectives whilst ensuring adequate visibility for both organisation and product/service offerings through product, content and brand initiatives.

“With a 360 degree knowledge of communications and marketing, which includes but not limited to – brand management and initiatives, corporate affairs, internal and external affairs, product and brand marketing, event management and experiential marketing, cluster/segment marketing, Tolu has served at various capacities on government constituted sub-committees on financial inclusion,” a statement explained.

Prior to joining United Capital Plc, he was the Managing Partner of Ten & Square Media Co., a bespoke creative ideation and brand/crisis management firm, based in Lagos, Dakar and London.

Latunji was recently the Strategic Communications lead at FMDQ Securities Exchange, Nigeria’s first integrated financial market infrastructure (FMI), where he had the responsibility of effectively positioning the group, together with its subsidiaries, as the most sophisticated and technologically driven securities exchange in Africa.

Prior to that, he worked in Guaranty Trust Bank for nine years with roles in brand management & monitoring, events and experiential marketing, products and content marketing and user experience.

He led the marketing team to the successful development and launch of various retail, SME and corporate products. He was also instrumental in curating and developing the bank’s social footprints. Outside the corporate environment, Tolu engages in various humanitarian activities with food banks and empowerment programmes. He holds a B.Sc. Economics from University of Lagos.

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CAP Plc Appoints Mrs. Ada Aniagu as Finance Controller

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CAP Plc Appoints Mrs. Ada Aniagu as Finance Controller

Chemical and Allied Products Plc said it has appointed Mrs. Ada Aniagu, the Chief Finance Officer of Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc has been appointed as the Company’s Finance Controller.

The appointment was after the resignation of Mr. Abiola Odeyemi as the Finance Manager on February 19, 2021.

Mrs. Aniagu will assume all responsibilities and obligations of the former Finance Manager starting from February 20, 2021.

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BERGER PAINTS NIGERIA PLC – NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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BERGER PAINTS NIGERIA PLC – NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

This is to inform our stakeholders and by extension, the public, that Chief Musa Danjuma and Chief Nelson Nweke, both Directors of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc, will be retiring from the Board
effective from the 2021 Annual General Meeting.

The Board remains appreciative of their immense contributions to the Company for the entirety of their respective tenures.

Consequently, the Board has also approved the appointment, subject to the ratification of the Annual General Meeting, of Mr. Victor Olusegun Adeniji as an Independent Non-Executive
Director effective February 16, 2021.

Mr. Adeniji will be bringing on board, almost four decades of extensive financial services sector experience encompassing multilateral development finance, investment banking and asset management at top-flight institutions, most notably The World Bank/International Finance
Corporation (IFC).

Mr. Adeniji is the Chief Executive Officer of TechnoFuture Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based technology skills training company and West Africa franchisee for an innovative Canadian e-learning product. He recently co-founded Communities United to Remove Epidemics (the CURE Initiative), a nonprofit that operates in the public health space. He is the co-author of Economies of Help: The Concept Behind the Consortium for Humanitarian Intervention (International
Psychology Bulletin, June 2015).

Mr. Adeniji studied Economics at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, where he earned BA and MA degrees in 1986 and 1990, respectively.

In 2002 he served as a member of the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission Committee on
Corporate Governance that drafted a muscular corporate governance code for listed companies.

In 2001 he was nominated as one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.

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