Flour Mills Plc has notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange of the appointment of Mr. Foluso Phillips as a Non- Executive Director effective March 12, 2014. Mr. Foluso replaces Mr. Adebayo Alade Loba who resigned from the Board of the Company.
Foluso prior to this appointment was the Executive Chairman and Founder of Phillips Consulting Limited, a firm engaged in business and management consulting, with offices in Nigeria and South Africa. He is a qualified Industrial Economist, a Chartered Management Accountant of the United Kingdom, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
Mr Phillips who is very active in the Nigerian Corporate scene sits on many boards as director, trustee or shareholder of commercial organisations, NGOs and charities. He is the Chairman, Nigeria Economic Summit Group; Chairman, Nigeria/South Africa Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Interbrand Sampson West Africa; and Chairman, Web Liquid West Africa. Mr. Phillips also serves as Director, Special Olympics of Nigeria; Director, Vigeo Holdings ( a Power & Energy Company in Nigeria); advisory board member, Africa Leadership Academy (an African Leadership Senior School based in Johannesburg).
Mr. Phillips demonstrates a special interest and keen commitment to the African Renaissance, and he is very active in supporting Pan-African initiatives in his different spheres of endeavour. He is a prolific speaker, who has addressed many international business seminars and conferences including Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School both in the United States of America, Business in Africa’s Leadership Summit in South Africa and several other leadership conferences, business and trade summits across Africa, Europe, and the USA. He is also the publisher of the West Africa edition of the ‘’Business in Africa’’ Magazine.