Equity Assurance Plc Appoints Taizir Ajala as an Independent Director


Wednesday, October 11, 2017 05:35 PM /NSE


This is to notify our valued Shareholders and General Public of the resignation of Mr. Godwin Alegieuno as an Independent Director of the Company effective 27a July, 2017.

In consequence of the above, the Board of Directors' at its last meeting approved in his stead, TAIZIR AJALA as an Independent Director on the Board of Equity Assurance Plc subject to regulatory approvals.


Below is the brief profile of Taizir Ajala, the newly appointed Independent Director.


Personal Profile: Taizir Ajala

TAIZIR AJALA is a serial entrepreneur. A Certified Sustainability Practitioner, highly skilled in Sustainability Strategies,  GRI  G4  Reporting,  Human  Resource Management, Needs Assessment, Investment and Risk Management, strategic planning and business process diagnostics.


She maintains a high standard of professionalism and has been recognised for prudent management of resources for over a decade.  She is an incurable optimist despite challenges; she breaks through bureaucratic/economic barriers by proffering sustainable solutions to organizations and unemployment challenges in Nigeria by initiating Successful Youth Empowerment Programs in the last five years in Partnership with the U.S Government.


She is an alumnus of the prestigious IVLP in the United States of America, TIAS Business School in the Netherlands and Pan African University. She represented Nigeria as part of the global Change Makers group, a member of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel Development —UK) and ASTD (American Society for Training and Development — USA). Taizir was lead Consultant to International Investors in various sectors from South Africa, France, Ghana and Germany.


She successfully developed partnership with a leading German institution that uses technology and psychology to deliver effective and impartial competence assessments for Africa. She seats on the selection board of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative, Abidjan Business School — Cote D’lviore, Metro Taxi, Afro Food & Spices Nigeria, Petro Carbon Energy and Agroatlantique..  She is also a senior Consultant to the European Union (EU) Abuja.


She had been a Speaker at several engagements — some of her most recent engagements include:


·    Women  as  Hidden  lnfluencers,  Let’s  make  it  happen  for  2015  &  Beyond —NLNG International  Women’s  day celebration

·    Demystifying   Sustainability-  Nigeria-USA-SME  Financing     Pre-Conference, Abuja

·   Sustainability Investment- South West Investment and Trade Summits, 2015 Executive round table on sustainability — INSEAD, PARIS 2016


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