By; MATTHEW UKACHUNWA
The Board of Nestle Nigeria Plc has expressed confidence in the ability of the company’s new Chairman, Board of Directors (BoD), Mr. Gbenga Oyebode, to further contribute to the development of the organization.
The board also thanked Mr. David Ifezulike, Oyebode’s immediate predecessor, for his contributions to the growth of the company, and, therefore, wished him success in his future endeavours.
Nestle’s Corporate Communications Specialist, Mr. Bola Audu said this while announcing the appointment of Oyebode as board chairman as Ifezulike retired.
“The Board of Nestle Nigeria PLC has appointed Mr. Gbenga Oyebode, MFR, as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors with effect from May 18, 2023,” Audu reported on Tuesday.
The appointment which followed the retirement of Ifezulike was announced to shareholders and other stakeholders at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nestle Nigeria PLC which was held at MUSON Centre, Lagos on 17th May 2023.
Oyebode qualified as a solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1980. He holds a Master of Law degree and is the co-founder of the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode.