The Board of Directors of UAC of Nigeria PLC has announced the appointment of Mrs. Funke Ijaiya-Oladipo as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
The Board also announced the resignation of Mr. Ibikunle Oriola as Group Finance Director of the Company with effect from 31st December 2020.
This disclosure was made by the Company in a notification issued and signed by the Company’s Secretary, Mr. Godwin A. Samuel, today, the 11th of December, 2020.
On the incoming CFO
According to the press release by the company,
- Mrs. Funke Ijaiya-Oladapo joined UAC in 2020 as a member of the Executive Committee and recently served as Head of Investor Relations responsible for strategic stakeholder management.
- She is focused on connecting Africa to the world and the world to Africa, and in this garb, she has advised local and international companies on raising equity capital, mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, and divestments in Nigeria, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
- Her experience also includes working with the Standard Bank Group, where she completed over 25 transactions in 10 years.
- In Nigeria (Stanbic IBTC Capital), she led the equity capital markets division, executed mergers & acquisitions as a Senior Vice President, and originated cross-border transactions as a Corporate Finance Manager in South Africa.