Vitafoam Appoints New Directors To Boost Corporate Governance




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(Sundiata Finance) – As part of its strategic move strengthen corporate governance for enhanced performance, a frontline manufacturer of foams and allied products, Vitafoam Nigeria Plc has appointed two independent non- executive directors and one non- executive director into its board.
The newly appointed directors whose tenure shall commence in October this year are, Professor Rosemary Iviowen Egonmwan, Mr Mohammed Goni Alkali and Mr Gerson Silver.
In a release 0n Thursday, the company said, “A distinguished scholar and academic of over 30 year’s experience, Egonmwan who has been appointed an independent non-executive director holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters of Science (M.Sc) in Zoology from the University of Lagos. She also obtained a Doctorate Zoology from University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
“She was the senior Adviser for Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company from 2009 2010 and served on the management board of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) from 2012 to 2016.”
According the company, Egonmwan serves as member of several boards and committees of the University of Lagos where she is currently a distinguished lecturer, including the Postgraduate School Board and University of Lagos Senate. She is a member of the Ecological Science of Nigeria, and British Ecological Society.
The Company also stated that Alkali holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Bayero University, Kano and a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from London School of Economics, University of London, United Kingdom.
“Alkali has enjoyed a successful banking career at several financial institutions in Nigeria including African International Bank (AIB) where he rose the level of Assistant General and the Bank of Industry (BoI) Limited where he was an executive director, Operations.