The Board and Management of R.T. Briscoe Nigeria Plc, have announced the appointment of Olorunfemi A. Eguaikhide and Jubril Adetokunbo Shittu as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO) respectively.
Briscoe Nigeria Plc announced these appointments in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
About Olorunfemi A. Eguaikhide
The newly appointed COO is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS) of the Pan Atlantic University, having attended the school’s Advanced Management Program (AMP) in 2016. He is a graduate in Microbiology from the University of Benin and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and an MBA in Marketing Management from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology.
Eguaikhide is also a full member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (MCIPM), Associate of the Nigerian Institute for Training and Development (AITD), Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria.
Prior to joining Briscoe, Eguaikhide had worked with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) as Client Services Supervisor. He also served in various capacities within the Genesis Group as AGM Hotels, DGM Human Resources and IT, General Manager HR & IT, General Manager Operations and Chief Operations Officer at The Bridge Healthcare Company.
Eguaikhide joined R.T. Briscoe Nigeria Plc as Group Head, Human Capital Development in 2012 and was seconded to the BriscoeFord dealership in 2014 as its General Manager. In 2017, Eguaikhide was appointed the Head of Briscoe Motors with responsibility for the motor business before his recent appointment as COO of the company which took effect on July 27, 2018.
About Jubril Adetokunbo Shittu
The newly-appointed Acting Chief Financial Officer designate is a Chartered Accountant and the holder of a Bachelor degree in Applied Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Lagos. He has also attended various leadership and management training programmes within and outside the country.
Shittu has over 20 years’ professional working experience garnered from serving in various finance and accounting positions.
He began his career in 1998 as an Accountant with Premier Paints Plc and subsequently served as an Accounts Manager in Petrolog Limited, an oil servicing company. He joined the UAC of Nigeria Plc (UACN) group in March 2005 where he held various management positions as Management Accountant and Finance Controller-Transport & Distribution at MDS Logistics Division, Group Co-coordinator, IFRS Conversion Project and Financial Controller at Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc (a subsidiary of UACN). Mr. Shittu joined R.T. Briscoe (Nigeria) Plc in January 2016 as the Head, Management Accounts & Control and was promoted in January 2018 as Assistant General Manager, Finance/Deputy CFO.
Shittu’s appointment as the Acting Chief Financial Officer of the company takes effect from September 4, 2018.