Thursday, April 20, 2017/ 9:50 AM /NSE
The Board and Management of R.T. Briscoe (Nigeria) PLC hereby inform the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the general public of the appointment of two Directors.
Mrs. Folasade Oluwatoyin Ogunde is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of the company. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and also a Facility Management Professional (FMP).
She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife in 1984 and has attended several short term management courses locally and abroad.
Mrs. Ogunde attended amongst various others the General ‘Management Program, Ashridge Business School, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK in 2000, the Advanced Management Program of the prestigious Harvard Business School, Boston MA, USA in October 2012 and Board Effectiveness, Strategy & Corporate Governance programme facilitated by the International Institute for Management Development. (IMD), Switzerland in 2015.
In her working career which has spanned over 30 years, Mrs. Ogunde has served in various Management and Board positions as Auditor, Management Accountant, Group Treasurer, Divisional Commercial Director and Finance Director.
She started her working career in 1985 as an Audit trainee in Deloitte Haskins + Sells (Chartered Accountants) (now Akintola Williams Deloitte & Co.) and left in 1991 for brief stints as Treasury Manager in a Savings & Loans Company (1992 – 1995) and as Consultant Auditor in International Computers Limited (1995 – 1997) before joining the UAC Group in November 1997 as a mid-career Manager.
She rose through the ranks to become Finance Director of UAC Property Development Company PLC in 2005 before her retirement in May 2016.
She currently serves as a Management and Financial Consultant to companies in the private sector. She was appointed Director of R.T. Briscoe on April 10, 2017.
Mrs. Aderemi O. Akinsete-Chidi is alternate Director to Ms. Adeola Adenike Ade-Ojo. She is a professional Banker and Chartered Pension Administrator with over 25 years experience in the Banking and Sales & Service Industry.
She has extensive experience in strategic planning, operations/customer service and relationship management.
She graduated with a B.Sc. Accounting degree from the Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, USA in 1989 and did her post graduate studies at the Graduate School of Management of the University of Maryland in 1991.
She is a member of the American Institute of Banking, Washington DC, USA and an Associate member of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria.
She has attended several training courses locally and broad. Mrs. Akinsete-Chidi started her banking career with the First American Bank, USA in 1989 and she has since then served in various management positions in some Nigerian Banks – Standard Chartered Bank PLC, the now defunct FSB International Bank PLC, its successor Fidelity Bank Plc, First Bank of Nigeria Plc. and Ecobank Nigeria Ltd.
She currently serves on the Boards of Levmora Nigeria Limited and Nub Petrochemical Ltd. She was appointed an Alternate Director of R.T. Briscoe with effect from April 10, 2017.