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Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (referred to as "Flour Mills" or "FMIN"), Nigeria's leading integrated food business and Agro-allied group, owners of the iconic brand - 'Golden Penny', today announced the appointment of Juliet Anammah, to the board of Directors effective 10th September 2020.
Juliet Anammah, who is the current Chair of the Board, Jumia Nigeria and Head of Institutional Affairs across Africa brings a vast experience in the consumer product industry, along with excellent skills in product creation and high-profile brand building. She is a champion of e-commerce in Africa, who while as CEO of Jumia Nigeria led the company through a period of impressive growth, and subsequently to become the first African tech company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2019.
An accomplished business consultant with many years spent in management consulting at Accenture, Nigeria, Juliet also serves on the board of many non-profit organizations involved in women development and trade expansion. She served as Non-Executive Director at Diamond Bank Plc between 24 July 2017, and 24 October 2018.
Mr John Coumantaros, Chairman of the Board, commented:
"I am truly excited to welcome Juliet to the Board of Directors. Her over 28 years of executive leadership experience in business consulting and e-commerce in Africa will be of tremendous value to FMN as we continue to position the group to take advantage of the changing consumer landscape in the foods and agro-allied sectors. Her appointment represents our determination to ensure that we have a diverse mix of skills and viewpoints on the FMN Board and continue to fulfil our purpose of feeding the nation, every day".
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