Unilever Nigeria Plc has notified the Nigerian Exchange and the investing public of the appointment of Mrs Folake Ogundipe as an Executive Director of Unilever Nigeria Plc with effect from 1 April, 2022.
Mrs Ogundipe is a highly effective financial executive with cognate experience in leading finance functions to deliver corporate objectives that maximize stakeholders’ value. She possesses hands-on experience as Chief Finance Officer/Head of Finance with remarkable leadership skills and strong accounting capabilities including IFRS, and GAAP with proven knowledge of delivering end to end financial procedures, designing effective and efficient controls, improving regulatory compliance and reporting, and minimizing risks. With proven track record of increasing efficiency of financial operations through business transformation, expertise at enhancing business profitability through formulation and implementation of innovative cost-saving strategies and achieving targeted objectives through successful leadership and mentorship of high-performance teams. Mrs Ogundipe is adept at steering and establishing robust financial management capability as well as formulating effective strategies to drive strong financial governance.