The Board of Sigma Pensions also announced the appointment of Mr. Mark Collier as the new Independent Non-Executive Chairman following the retirement of the previous Chairman, Alhaji Rasaki Oladejo who held this position since 2005.
Collier’s appointment has come at a time of the implementation of the organisation’s strategic business objective for 2020, which heralds a firm outlook for business growth and transformation.
Mark Collier has been a Non-Executive Board member of the Company for over two years, and his appointment as Chairman provides continuity in the newly restructured Board of the Company as it seeks to build and take advantage of new and developing opportunities.
Mark is a highly experienced entrepreneur and business leader with an extensive international track record in both developing and building winning financial services companies. He has a rare mix of business, strategic, sales and marketing, people and financial management skills.
As a Non- Executive Director, he serves on the Boards of both publicly quoted and privately held financial services companies in India, South Africa, Nigeria, Indonesia and up until recently, Brazil. To these Boards he brings his depth of management and corporate governance expertise as well as his experience as a Lead Independent Director, Chairman of Remuneration, Nomination, and Risk Committees as well as membership of Audit Committees of Alexander Forbes.
Welcoming him to the Board, the Managing Director, Dave Uduanu said that Sigma Pensions is privileged to have such a highly skilled professional with extensive business and leadership experience as Mark to chair the company’s board. He added that Mark’s wealth of experience will be invaluable to the company as it works towards achieving its strategic objectives.
In response, Mr. Collier said that he is honoured to have been appointed to chair the Board at Sigma Pensions, adding that he is quite impressed with the high-performance Management team at Sigma Pensions and looks forward to a successful implementation of the corporate strategy which reaffirms a commitment to creating exceptional value for all stakeholders.
“I am looking forward to working with the Board and Management of Sigma Pensions in my capacity as Chairman and I am quite confident that we will work collectively as a team to achieve our goals for 2020 and beyond” Mark said.