Guinness Nigeria Plc appoints MS Yvonne Ike Non-Executive Director
Category: Investors NewsBeat
Tuesday May 8, 2012
The Company has notified The Exchange that the Board of Directors of Guinness Nigeria at its meeting of Thursday, 26 April 2012 accepted the resignation of Mrs. Ifeoma Mafeni from the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from 13 April 2012. Until her resignation, Mrs. Mafeni was Human Resources Director of Guinness Nigeria Plc.
The Board also approved the appointment of MS Yvonne Ike as a Non-Executive Director of Guinness Nigeria Plc. effective, 26 April 2012.
Ike holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. She started her career as an auditor with Ernst and Young International and has been an FSA registered representative since 1994. She was a Managing Director at JP Morgan, where she spent 15 years of her career until 2009. MS Ike is an internationally regarded investment banker credited with pioneering a number of ground-breaking transactions in West Africa region. She has more than 18 years’ experience in financial services, including capital markets operations and fixed-income, derivatives and equities products. Over the course of her career, she has led senior teams in New York, Geneva, Hong Kong, Nigeria and South Africa. She is presently the CEO West Africa, Renaissance Group (Investment Banking).
With the above changes on the Board of Guinness Nigeria Plc. now comprises of the following notable individuals:
Mr. Babatunde Abayomi Savage - Chairman
Dr. Nick Blazquez - Vice-Chairman
Mr. Devlin Marc Hainsworth - Managing Director/CEO