Nestle Nigeria Plc has appointed Mrs Juliet Ehimuan as an Independent Non-Executive Director. The appointment is said to have taken effect from February 24, 2020.
Ehimuan’s appointment was announced in a statement released by the company to the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) and signed by the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser, Bode Ayeku.
Mrs Juliet Ehimuan‘s profile: She has about 25 years of professional work experience and is the current country manager for Google in Nigeria. Her career started in 1995 and she has worked for several companies in Nigeria and abroad such as Shell Petroleum and the Microsoft United Kingdom to name a few.
She started a firm called Strategic Insight Consulting Limited and later became the General Manager of Chams Plc’s Strategic Business Units. In April 2011, Mrs Ehimuan was appointed Google’s Country Manager for Nigeria.
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She holds a degree in Computer Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University; a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and an MBA from London Business School. She is a fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth society.
According to the statement, Ehimuan’s contributions to technology and entrepreneurship have won her several awards and recognitions. She is a recipient of the London Business school Global Women’s scholarship.
While at the University of Cambridge, Ehimuan received two scholarly awards -Selwyn College Scholar and Malaysian Commonwealth scholar. She won the “IT Personality of the Year” award by the Nigeria Computer in 2012 and Marketing World Awards in 2016.
About the company: Nestle Nigeria Plc is a publicly listed food and beverage speciality company headquartered in Lagos. It is the largest food company in the world. The company owns a plethora of brands like; beverages, cereals, Chocolate, confectionery and baked goods, foodservice products, frozen foods, healthcare nutrition, infant foods, performance nutrition, pet food, refrigerated products, seasonings, shelf-stable and yoghurt.