Odu’a gets two new top management staff


By; Bayo Akamo, Ibadan.
The Board of Odu’a Investment Company Limited has approved the appointment of two top Management staff into the Group.
According to a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan signed by the group’ Head of Corporate Affairs, Mr Victor Ayetoro, the newly appointed top Management staff are Dr Morakinyo Kunle Oloyede who was appointed Head, Group Human Resources and Mr Olasupo Solomon Falana who is now the new Managing Director for Glanvills Enthoven & Co. Nigeria, a subsidiary of ODU’A.
Mr Ayetoro in the statement said the two appointments which have the Board consent is also in line with the Group’s  five year Strategic Plan to grow its revenue base by more than 300% by 2019, saying, Dr Oloyede emerged through a thorough competitive and transparent selective process carried out by KPMG Advisory Services.
“Dr Oloyede is expected to drive Human Resources with bespoke shared services initiatives within the group focusing on effective Job Analysis, Evaluation and Grading, Organizational Structure, Talent Management & Succession Planning, Learning & Development, Industrial Relations, Performance Management, Reward, Compensation & Benefits.
Dr Oloyede who joined the Company from First Bank of Nigeria Plc is a Seasoned HR Practitioner with extensive experience from the hospitality and banking sectors.
He holds a first Degree in Guidance & Counselling, a Master Degree in Personnel Psychology and a Ph.D in Applied Psychology from the Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye.
He stressed further that Mr Falana’s appointment is to reposition the Insurance Broking Firm into its enviable place in the top echelon of the insurance broking business in the country, saying, “Mr Falana will be bringing his 25 years of professional experience in top-class rated insurance institutions including Goldlink Insurance Plc and Law Union & Rock Insurance where he was the Chief Technical and Business Officer to lead the Management team of Glanvills Enthoven”.
“He is a proactive seasoned Insurance Executive versed at delivering appropriate technical operations, marketing solutions aligned with corporate strategy and business goals. He obtained his Higher Diploma {HND} in Insurance with Distinction from the Lagos State Polytechnic and Master in Business Administration from University of Ado-Ekiti. He was the best overall National Diploma Student in Insurance from the Polytechnic Ibadan and the Best All-round HND Graduate at the Lagos State Polytechnic, winning the coveted Academic Board Prize for the Best Insurance graduating student. He is Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institution of Nigeria (FCIIN).


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