Ellah Lakes Plc appoints Robert Grant as Chief Financial Officer

Ellah Lakes Plc has announced the appointment of Mr Robert Grant as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from 1st of September, 2021.

The appointment was announced in a notice sent to the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) today which reads: ‘’ Ellah Lakes Plc. (“Ellah Lakes”, or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Grant as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company.’

Robert Grant has over 20 years of investment banking and consulting experience and is currently the Head of Infrastructure Financing at First City Monument Bank. He joined FCMB Capital Markets as a Vice President in 2012 having previously spent 5 years at First City Monument Bank Limited. Prior to that, he was the acting CFO of Ghana Telecom from 2003 to 2006 and he was a director at Lucent Technologies between 1999 and 2002 and a Vice President at TD Securities from 1995 to 1999. He has been a team leader on the successful execution of numerous project and structured finance deals in the power, oil & gas and telecommunications sectors.

Robert holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, New York, NY and a B.Sc.Accounting from Hayward State University, Hayward, CA.

Commenting on the recent development, the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Ellah Lakes Plc, Mr. Chuka Mordi said: ‘’We are extremely pleased to have such a seasoned professional like Robert Grant joining our team, and we are very excited at the wealth of experience and capacity that we now have at our disposal, for the next stage of growth at Ellah Lakes Plc

What you should know:

  • Ellah Lakes is a diversified Nigerian agribusiness operator with focus on production of oil palm, cassava, maize, soya bean and their derivative products. The firm was established in 1980 and is currently listed on the mainboard of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX).
  • The firm closed trading today 9th of August, 2021 with a share price of N4.25

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