Unilever announces appointment of two directors on board

Unilever Nigeria Plc has notified the Nigerian Exchange and the Investing public that its board has approved the appointments of the following to the Board with effect from 18 January 2024:

Ben Langat – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Langat is responsible for Unilever’s operations in East and West Africa and joined Unilever from Friesland Campina on January 1st this year. He started his career at Unilever and has previously held several positions working across different regions in Africa including Kenya, Malawi, and Ghana. He moved to Coca Cola Nigeria, where he was subsequently appointed Managing Director before he joined Friesland Campina where he was appointed to lead their SubSaharan Africa operations. Mr. Langat is Kenyan.

Obinna Emenyonu – Executive Director

Mr. Emenyonu assumed the role of Procurement Director for West Africa at Unilever Nigeria Plc in 2019. He brings extensive experience in strategic procurement leadership and was Head of Procurement at Lafarge Africa PLC, and Head of Procurement for Africa at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc prior to joining Unilever.

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