This is to inform you that the Board of Directors at the meeting held on Tuesday 18th December, 2018 approved the appointments of the following Executive Directors with effect from 18th December, 2018:
Mr. Owoade Bamidele Sola - Commercial Director
Mr. Owoade Bamidele Sola holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA). He is a member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria. He started his career in 1995 as management trainee in West African Batteries Limited (Exide) where he gained experience in operations management and quality assurance. He joined Pharma Deko PLC in 2000 as Plant Engineer and later became Factory Engineer and Head, Factory and Engineering. He joined Vitafoam PLC in 2008.
Prior to his appointment to the board of Vitafoam on 18th December, 2018, Mr. Owoade was at various times the Factory Manager, Ikeja plant, National Sales Manager, Head of Sales and Managing Director Vitablom Nigeria Limited (a subsidiary of Vitafoam).
Mr. Joseph Alegbesogie - Finance Director
Mr. Joseph Alegbesogie joined the Vitafoam Group in February, 2013, as the Head of Finance and Administration at Vono Products PLC, a then subsidiary of Vitafoam Nig. Plc. Prior to joining Vitafoam, he had held leadership positions in various other organizations including Messrs. Giwa-Osagie, DFK & Co. (Chartered Accountants), as Audit Manager: 2005; Whassan Nigeria Ltd, a then subsidiary of Compass Group Plc, UK, as Financial Controller: 2012. He has over 23 years professional and practical experience in accounting, audit, taxation, and insolvency practice. He was redeployed from Vono Products Plc to Vitafoam Nig. Plc in 2015, as Chief Accountant and later promoted the position of Head, Finance and Accounts in 2017. Mr. Alegbesogie is an alumni of Lagos Business School, a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate member of The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He holds a Bachelors degree in Management from the University of Port Harcourt.