The Board of Directors of PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Jacqueline Ezeokwelume as the company’s new secretary. Ezeokwelume is set to replace Abiola Laseinde, PZ Cussons’s former secretary whose exit became effective from 31st December 2019.
Ezeokwelume’s appointment was disclosed in a statement signed by the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Christos Giannopoulos, and issued to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
According to the statement, Ezeokwelume’s appointment became effective on 1st January 2020.
Ezeokwelume’s profile: Ezeokwelume joined PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc on 15th February 2019 as the Assistant company secretary. She is a lawyer and owns a corporate commercial law firm in Nigeria. She has previously served as the Company Secretary/General Counsel of CR Services (Credit Bureau) Plc.
The new PZ Cussons company secretary has worked as an Associate in a number of firms which include Nexus Law Practice, Paul Usoro & Co, Ayinde Sanni & Co and Nigerian Airways.
Ezeokwelume has a Law degree as well as a Master of Science degree (MSc) in the Field of Study of Marine Policy from Cardiff University. She also has a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Commercial and Maritime Law from Swansea University.
About PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc: PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc is a subsidiary of Manchester-based PZ Cussons Holdings which owns controlling shares in the firm. It is a publicly listed Nigerian manufacturer and distributor of consumer products such as detergents, toiletries, soaps and home appliances.
The company basically produces beauty and personal care, baby products, bath products, oral care, health care, fragrances and skincare. Some of the popular products produced by PZ include soaps like Ava, Canoe, Elephant, Flourish, Joy, Morning fresh, Nunu and Premier, to name a few.