At a recent Board meeting, Mr. Adedamola Olusunmade was appointed as the Managing Director of Portland Paints and Products Nigeria PIc with effect from 1st January 2018. Mr. Olusunmade will take over from Mr. Mukhtar Yakasai who has been assigned another Executive responsibility within the UACN Group. Mr. Yakasai however remains on the Board of Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc as a Non-Executive Director.

Profile of Mr. Adedamola Olusunmade

Mr. Adedamola Olusunmade, a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the University of Benin started his career as an Assistant Production Manager with CAP Pic in 1999. He worked in different capacities as Plant Manager, Site/Utilities Engineer, Marketing Manager, Corporate Responsibility and Strategy Manager and also had oversight functions for Quality Assurance, Research & Development, and Business Process & Efficiency. He assumed the position of Technical Operations Manager in 2009 before proceeding to UACN Plc Head Office as Special Duties Manager on the integration project of the UACN/Tiger Brands JV.

Damola had a brief stint in Paints and Coatings Manufacturers Nigeria PIc where he was the Escravos Project Lead. He was appointed as Country Manager in 2012 for Beckers Industrial Coatings Nigeria Ltd a subsidiary of Beckers Group owned by Lindengroppen, Sweden. At Beckers, Damola was fully responsible for setting up the manufacturing facility for coil and industrial coatings and management of the business. He also had oversight function for the West African sub region.

Damola is an alumni of Lagos Business School and The Business School, Netherlands and has attended several courses both locally and internationally. Damola is married to Omoyemi a Legal practitioner, and has three children. A great sports enthusiast, Damola enjoys supporting his favourite football team Manchester United.

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