Saturday, August 18, 2018 /`10.54AM / WebTV News
Pearl Awards Nigeria has announced the appointment of some notable Nigerians to its Board of Governors from corporate Nigeria.
Among the people appointed are Dr. Suleyman Ndanusa, OON; Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande, CON; Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, OFR; Mr. Olufemi Awoyemi, FCA; Mrs Toyin Sanni and Prince Abimbola Olashore.
According to a release signed by Olalekan Adekoya, Secretary, Board of Governors, the board was reconstituted as part of efforts to strengthen its governance and enhance the performance of the Awards Project towards the realization of its objectives and to further contribute meaningfully to the growth of the capital market and by extension, the nation’s economy.
The new board members are top-flight and respected professionals whose wealth of experience spanned the capital market and the financial sector of our economy.
Dr Suleyman Ndanusa was Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and served as Chairman of Board of SEC between 2013 and 2015. He is currently the Group Managing Director/CEO, Global Mandate Consulting Limited.
Chief (Mrs) Nike Akande was the immediate past President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). She is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and the International Institute for Management Development.
Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa was the Chairman /Managing Director of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc. He was also past President, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA).
Mr. Olufemi Awoyemi is the Founder/CEO, Proshare Nigeria Limited and WEB TV. Prior to this, he served as MD/CEO, P2P Media Partners Limited. He had earlier worked as Head, Treasury and Management Account, British American Tobacco.
Mrs Toyin Sanni, a lawyer, chartered secretary and stockbroker was until recently the Group CEO at United Capital Plc.
Prince Abimbola Olashore is a seasoned investment banker with vast experience and knowledge in the capital market and in financial advisory services in the public and private sectors. He was Managing Director / CEO, Lead Bank Ltd.
The PEARL Awards Nigeria instituted in 1995 is a private sector, not-for-profit, non-partisan and Non-Governmental Organization initiative to reward companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange for Operational and Stock Performance based on objective and globally accepted parameters, thereby enhancing vibrancy, growth and development of the market.