Transcorp, one of Nigeria’s leading conglomerates, has appointed Mrs Owen Omogiafo as an executive director with effect from July 1, 2018.
In her new role, she will support in driving and delivering on Transcorp’s strategic ambitions as the conglomerate continues to fulfil its special mission of lighting homes, schools and hospitals in Nigeria, powering the country’s industrialisation process, and hosting local and foreign investors in Transcorp hotels across Nigeria, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the statement, Omogiafo has a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Benin and M.Sc. in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics.
It said, “She brings on board over 18 years’ corporate experience and is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation. She has held senior leadership positions, including Director of Resources at Heirs Holdings, a family owned Investment Company with a portfolio spanning the power, oil and gas, financial services, hospitality, real estate and health care sectors, operating in 23 countries worldwide.
“She has also served as HR advisor to the GMD/CEO at leading pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa, and as an organisation and change management consultant at Accenture.”