BOC Gases Nigeria Plc has announced the resignation of two Independent Non-Executive Directors and representatives of BOC Holdings Uk, Messrs. Hendrik Mentz de Waal and Joseph Ramashala, from the company’s Board.
According to a notice signed by the Company Secretary, Mrs. Aderonke Segun-Alabi, and made available on the website of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), the resignation of the aforementioned individuals became effective from 10th of August, 2021.
It is also important to note that following their resignations, the duo ceased to be members of the Risk and Audit Committees of the Board.
Back story: Recall that TY Holdings Limited had recently acquired a majority stake in BOC Gases Nigeria Plc, following the purchase of an additional 249,746,823 ordinary shares in the latter. This move raised the total equity stake of TY Holdings Limited in the company to 72%.
Following the conclusion of the deal, the firm announced that there will be changes in the ownership structure of BOC Gases Nigeria Plc in a bid to reflect the new reality. In light of this, it is anticipated that some Board members especially those representing the defunct majority shareholder- BOC Holdings, UK, will have to give way for new directors to emerge.
Additionally, the firm thanked both directors for the outstanding efforts and contributions during their tenure as Independent Non-Executive Directors of the company, and wished them the greater success in their future endeavours.
BOC Gases Nigeria Plc closed trading today 23rd of August, 2021 with a share price of N11.10