Tiger Branded Consumer Goods Plc has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Assue Ighodalo as the Chairman of the company which will take effect from 15th March 2016.

Mr. Assue Ighodalo is a founding partner of Banwo and Ighodalo, a multidisciplinary firm which provides first-class legal advice on numerous aspects of corporate and commercial Nigerian law. He obtained his first degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, a law degree from the London School of Economics; and was admitted into the Nigerian Bar in July 1985.

His core areas of practice are Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Securities and Capital Markets, Energy and Natural resources, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Assue is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chairman of the section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association (Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, Institute of Directors Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigerian Economic Summit Group (Board Member), Commercial Law and Taxation Committee, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Edo State Economic Strategy Team.

Assue is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sterling Bank Plc and also sits on the boards of some other public and private companies and not for profit organizations.

He has also delivered several papers on corporate governance and capital market related topics and also authored many articles in leading law publications. His hobbies include golfing, watching football, reading, travel, and participating in public discourse. He is married and has a daughter.

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