BrandArena: Guinness Nigeria Hires Johnson As Non-executive director

Tuesday 9 February 2016

Guinness Nigeria Hires Johnson As Non-executive director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Dr. Omobola Johnson as a non-executive director of the company.

An experienced ICT policy professional, Dr. Johnson brings to the Board over 30 years of experience from both the private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy.

Dr. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of Manchester, University of London and Cranfield University, all in the United Kingdom. She started her professional career in management consulting in the London Office of Arthur Andersen/Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in 1985.

She rose through the ranks and was admitted into the Accenture Partnership in September 2000, with responsibility for financial services practice in the Nigerian market. In 2005, Dr. Johnson was appointed as the Country Managing Director for Accenture with responsibility for implementing Accenture strategy in Nigeria and the rest of West Africa.

She sought early retirement from Accenture in March 2010 to enable her engage and participate more deeply in nation building by deploying the skills and competencies acquired during her 25 years in Andersen/Accenture as a member of Nigeria’s Presidential Advisory Council.

The company also recently appointed Mr. Rotimi Odusola who joined Guinness Nigeria as legal director in 2014 as its new new secretary.

Odusola was formerly a senior manager, Commercial Legal in MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. At MTN Nigeria, he was responsible for providing proactive legal advice and support to the various units of the multinational telecommunications business in Nigeria. 

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