Wednesday, May 09, 2018 04:30PM/NSE
The Board of Directors of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc. at its meeting of 22nd January, 2018 appointed Mrs. Bashirat Odunewu as an Independent Director. Mrs Odunewu accepted the appointment on the 29th of March, 2018.
Mrs. Odunewu obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, England, and went on to obtain her M.Sc. & DIC Technology and Development from the University of London (Imperial College of Science and Technology). She has bagged several professional qualifications, inclusive of Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).
She is affiliated to the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigeria (CIBN) and the Institute of Directors. She has received various professional awards, and has garnered robust professional experience in her over twenty years in the financial services sector, spanning various areas of Corporate & Commercial Banking, Investment Banking & Corporate Finance, Treasury and Audit.
She is currently Group Executive - International Banking Group at First Bank Nigeria Ltd. Her appointment will be ratified at the next Annual General Meeting of the Company.
The Board of Directors of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc. announces the retirement of its Non-Executive Director Adekola Olugbenga Balogun. He joined the company's Board as a Non- Executive Director in February 2004. His retirement was for personal reasons, and following his letter of retirement from the Board dated 5th of May, 2017, the Board accepted his retirement on the 25th of April, 2018.