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Berger Paints Nigeria Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Berger Paints Nigeria Plc, a leader in the Coating and Allied Industry has announced its appointment of Mrs Pheobe Oyinye Obi as Chief Financial Officer.

“We are pleased to inform our stakeholders and by extension, the public, that in furtherance of its’ plan to strategically position the Company’s operations for increased efficiency and enhanced  value creation, the Board of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc (BPN), has approved the appointment of  Mrs Pheobe Onyinye Obi as the Chief Financial Officer.” The company stated

Mrs Obi comes with almost fifteen years of extensive local and international experience in leading  Strategic Planning, Budgeting, and Corporate Finance for high-growth organisations.  

Prior to her appointment with BPN, she worked with Messrs KPMG Professional Services (KPMG)  from 2009 to 2018, where she rose from Senior Associate to Management Level. At KPMG, she  spearheaded projects in Consumer Markets, adding several companies to the existing client base. 

Additionally, she met and surpassed deadlines and requirements of multinational group reporting both under IFRS and local statutory reporting requirements. 

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Thereafter, she was engaged as Senior Accountant at Lion Seal Industries Limited, from January  2019 till March 2020, before joining the United Kingdom (U.K) based firm of Nomiworld/Sochitel  Telecommunications Limited as Head – Compliance and Financial Controls in April 2020. 

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Babcock University Remo, Ogun State and  a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Lagos. She is a Member of the Association of  Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) UK, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria  (ICAN). 

She has several certifications including Professional Training and Certificates in Supervisory  skills, Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel and Financial Modelling, KPMG Global Risk  Management Training, United Nations E- Course on Climate Change, amongst others. 

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