Flour Mills appoints Olusanya, former 9mobile MD as Group Chief Operating Officer

Flour Mills Nigeria Plc has appointed the former 9mobile Managing Director, Mr. Omoboyede Oyebolanle Olusanya, as it’s Group Chief Operating Officer. appointment of Mr Olusanya brings to 14 the total number of members of the Board of Directors.

The appointment of Olusanya, who recently joined Flour Mills as the Group Chief Operating Officer, took effect from July 29, 2020.

The appointment notice was contained in a notification signed by the company’s Secretary and Director, Legal Services, Mr. Joseph Umolu, and sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for the investing public.

The notification from the company reads, “Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s leading integrated food business and Agro-allied group, owners of the iconic brand, Golden Penny, today announced the appointment of Mr. Omoboyede Oyebolanle Olusanya, to the board of Directors effective 29 July 2020.’’

Commending the appointment, Chairman of the Board, Mr John Coumantaros, said: “We are most excited to welcome Mr Olusanya to our Board of Directors. He is a seasoned business leader, whose expertise and vast experience in areas such as Telecommunications, Financial Services, Energy and Manufacturing are mission-critical to our future operations and strategy and will help Flour Mill further its purpose of feeding the nation, every day.”
Olusanya, who holds a B. Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos and two Masters degrees in environmental engineering and Computer Science from the University of Liverpool and the University of Manchester respectively had recently joined Flour Mills as the Group Chief Operating Officer in January 2020.

Before joining Flour Mill, Olusanya had served in similar leadership positions including Chief Business Transformation Officer at Dangote Group, where he spearheaded the transformation of the group, between July 2017 and October 2018. He was the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Emerging Market Telecommunications Service (9Mobile). He is also on the board of Axxela, Starsight and OVH Energy.

The appointment of Mr Olusanya which took effect July 29, 2020 brought to 14 the total number of members of the Board of Directors of the leading food and agro business company.


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