Nigerian Breweries announces managerial changes, appoints new Directors

Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced the appointment of two new Non-Executive directors to its Board of Directors.

The company in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) named Mr Oluseyi Bickersteth and Mrs Adeyinka O. Aroyewun as its new Non-Executive Directors.

The new appointment takes effect from January 1, 2019.

The company also announced the resignation of Chief Samuel O. Bolarinde, a Non-Executive Director from the Board effective the 31st of December, 2018 to enable him pursue other personal interests.

Profile of the Mr. Oluseyi Bickersteth

Mr. Oluseyi Bickersteth has B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan and an M.Sc. in Economics from the York University in Canada.

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He is a Director of the Nigerian-South African Chamber of Commerce and a Director of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group. Also served as Chairman of the Board at Diamond Bank Plc since June 26, 2018 until October 24, 2018. He is currently the Chairman of Andersen Tax Africa.

Bickersteth is an Independent Non-Executive Director at Leadway Assurance Company Ltd. since January 1, 2017. He was head of tax and regulatory practice and served as engagement partner on major tax advisory and compliance projects. He was National Senior Partner of KPMG in Nigeria and doubles as the Chairman KPMG Africa.

He played an oversight coordinating role in KPMG’s delivery of professional services to companies in the countries comprising the Gulf of Guinea including Nigeria, Cameroun, Angola, Equatorial Guinea & Gabon.

Bickersteth was involved in Vision 2010 of the Federal Government of Nigeria, which prepared a memorandum on the vision for Nigeria, by year 2010. He also chaired a working group on “Nigerian Tax Reforms 2003 & Beyond” for the Federal Government of Nigeria. 

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI).

Profile of Mrs Adeyinka O. Aroyewun

Aroyewun is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife where she studied Law and graduated in 1984.

Masters in Business Administration from the University of Lagos. Also a Masters in Law from the same institution in 1998 and 2013 respectively.

Mrs. Adeyinka Aroyewun, is an internationally accredited mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), UK.

Currently, Director of the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse. She is an experienced trainer in Alternative Dispute Resolution techniques for members of the Bar, the Bench and general public.

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