UAC of Nigeria PLC (UAC) has announced the appointment of Mr Bolaji Odunsi as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Odunsi replaces Mrs Olufunke Ighodaro who recently resigned from the Board to take up an executive role in South Africa.
Mr Odunsi, a financier, has over 25 years of international investment experience in a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, security, oil and gas and distribution. He has significant board level experience in Europe and the US, with focus on implementing transformational change encompassing systems and controls, team enhancement, financial and regulatory reporting and business analysis to drive value creation.
He was a co-founder of Stirling Square Capital Partners, a leading mid-market European private equity firm and a partner in Compass Partners and BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners, he worked as a member of the M&A team at Enskilda Securities in London. His prior experiences include stints at Touche Ross & Co and the engineering consultancy firm of Mott, Hay & Anderson.
Mr Odunsi is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a diploma in Philosophy from the University of London.