The Board of Lafarge Africa Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the general public of the appointment of Mr. Lolu Alade Akinyemi as the Chief Financial Officer with effect from the 1st of November 2019.
About Lolu Alade Akinyemi
Mr. Lolu Alade Akinyemi is a certified accountant and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School, Scotland, UK, a BA (Hons) in Economics from Essex University, UK and a Project Management Certification, Prince2, UK. He was the Financial Accountant (1996-1997) Assistant Budget and Planning Manager (1997-2000) at Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited.
He was the Finance Manager (Group Office), Cocoa-Cola, Europe, Eurasia & Middle East Group, London (2001- 2005), Finance Manager (Africa Group), Coca Cola Africa, Windsor, UK (2005-2007), Head of Business Development, Strategy, New Business (2007-2009) and Head of Supply Chain & Operations, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Accra-Ghana (2009-2010).
Prior to joining Lafarge in 2014, he was the Finance Director at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc from 2010 to 2014. He was appointed as the Finance Director of Lafarge Africa Plc from 2014 to 2016. Lolu has over 20 years of work experience in the manufacturing industry and he is currently the Supply Chain Director for Lafarge Africa Plc.