PZ Cussons Nigeria appoints Board Chair

PZ Cussons Nigeria appoints Board Chair

THE WHAT? PZ Cussons Nigerian arm has named Ifueko Omoigui Okauru as Chair of its board. The former Chair of the Federal Inland Revenue Service replaces Gbenga Oyebode who retired, effective January 25.

THE DETAILS Okauru is the first female Chair of the company, having joined the board in April, 2021 as an independent Non-Executive Director.

To fill the positions vacated by Okauru following her appointment as Chair, and vacancy created by the exit of Paul Usoro, erstwhile Chair of the Governance and People Committee, Mallam Ballama Manu was appointed to chair the Board Audit and Risk Committee and Oluwatoyin Odutayo was appointed to chair the Board Governance and People Committee.

THE WHY? CEO Panagiotis Katsis said in a statement published on the company’s website, “Ifueko Okauru… is a chartered accountant, strategy and change management consultant and company director with a stellar profile in the public and private sectors.