Unilever Nigeria Plc has informed the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), shareholders and the investing public, about the resignation of Mrs. Adesola Sotande-Peters from its Board of Directors with effect from 16th of December, 2021.
This is according to a statement signed by the general counsel of Unilever Nigeria Plc, Mrs Abidemi Ademola, which reads: ‘’ Unilever Nigeria Plc. hereby gives the Nigerian Exchange and the investing public notice of the resignation of Mrs. Adesola SotandePeters from the Board of Directors of Unilever Nigeria Plc. with effect from 16 December, 2021.’’
Consequently, the Board seized the opportunity to thank Mrs Adesola Sotande-Peters for her service and contribution to the Company and the Board over the past seven years and wished her success in her future endeavors.
About Mrs Adesola Sotande-Peters
Adesola is an experienced finance executive and business leader with vast experience in leading financial processes and strategies that spans over two decades. She had led global organizations like the BBC UK, Diageo and Unilever. Adesola holds the record of being the first Nigerian and first female Vice President, Finance, in Unilever Nigeria and Ghana, breaking a jinx of almost 100 years.
Adesola also served as an Interim Managing Director of Unilever Nigeria Plc. As a thoroughbred professional, she sits on the Board of Unilever Nigeria as an Executive Director and the boards of Unilever Ghana and Lonadek Nigeria Limited as a Non-Executive Director, among others.
She has a Business Administration and Economics degree from the American International University, London and an MBA for Finance Professionals from Manchester Business School. She is a fellow of the following reputable professional bodies; Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Credit of Administration.