Paint manufacturing firm, Berger Paints Nigeria plc, yesterday announced the appointment of two Non-Executive Independent Directors. Their names are Mrs Ereomajuwa Gbadebo and Mrs Aisha W. Umar.
A regulatory filing which Business Elites Africa obtained from the Nigerian Stock Exchange website, explained that the new Non-Executive Directors’ appointments were approved when Berger Paint’s Board of Directors met on January 27th.
About Ereomajuwa Gbadebo
Ereomajuwa Gbadebo will be bringing onboard her extensive legal and real estate background to the job. She is a Chartered Architect and Chartered Surveyor with more than 30 years cognate experience in strategic management positions, project design, and on-site project/programmes administration.
Prior to this time, she has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Broll Property Services Ltd, an Executive Director at PDI Limited, Managing Director at Alpha Mead Real Estate Partners Ltd, and currently the Managing Director of PDI Ltd.
Ereomajuwa Gbadebo studied for her MBA at the Henley Management College in the UK, focusing on Strategic
Marketing, Financial, and Project Management. She had also undertaken studies in Law, Ethics and Finance, and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (UK), Institute of Directors (Nigeria), and Women on Boards (UK).
About Aisha W. Umar
Mrs Umar is a Legal Practitioner with over 15 years cognate experience. Some of the top clients she has provided technical and legal advisory to include both the Federal Government and various State Governments. But besides being a lawyer and a scholar (PhD student), she also works in agribusiness consultancy and social entrepreneurship. She founded Inara Foundation, an NGO that works to support conflict-torn communities in North East Nigeria. She is also the CEO of Inara Enterprises which promotes trade and value addition on agricultural commodities.
Earlier, she lectured on Company and Commercial Law at the Nigeria Law School. She had also co-authored a book titled “Quick Reference Materials on Nigerian Law & Practice”.
She graduated with a diploma in Global Business from Oxford University and currently studies for her PhD at the University of West Scotland-Centre for Africa Research and Enterprise and Economic Development – CAREED.
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