NAHCO Appoints Directors, CFO

Saheed Lasisi, Group Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial

Posted by Sade Williams

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, (nahcoaviance), has appointed three persons into positions to oversee affairs at different department in the company.

They are Prince Saheed Lasisi as Group Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial; Mrs. Abimbola Adunola Adebakin as Independent Non-Executive Director and  Mr. Adeoye Emiloju as Chief Financial Officer.

Prince Saheed Lasisi is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Lagos, where he graduated with second class honor, (upper division) in Accounting and obtained his Masters of Science Degree also in Accounting from the same Institution. He is a Fellow of the Institute Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. His 17 years work experience spans a broad spectrum of the Nigerian economy.

He was the Group General Manager; Business Development & Strategic Planning in SIFAX GROUP (a Multinational company into Maritime, Aviation Ground Handling, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas, Marine Services, Hospitality and Bonded Terminals Cargo Services). He has been in investment banking, internal and external audit, management consultancy insurance, corporate finance, supply chain management, capital market and private equity, aviation and maritime.

He had worked in Perpetual Assurance Company Ltd (now part of Standard Alliance Insurance Plc) as Financial Controller, Truebond Investments and Capital Limited as Group Head, Internal Control. He served as a director in various quoted and unquoted companies among which are; Nigerian Wire and Cable Plc, Guardian Health Care Ltd, Truebond Capital and Asset Management Ltd, Truebond Microfinance Bank Limited, Western Properties and Leisure Ltd, Golden Tophedge Investments Ltd among others.

He was a member of The Transition Management Team of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) in charge of Finance, Internal audit, Admin& Procurement when the Federal Government of Nigeria handed off SAHCOL to the new investor, SIFAX GROUP in December, 2009. He is actively involved in various educational and training programmes and has facilitated many seminars and trainings both in Nigeria and Europe, the latest of which is; Bank Risk Analysis for Regulators in United Kingdom and Nigeria.

His appointment takes effect, May 1,

Mrs. Abimbola Adunola Adebakin, Independent Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Abimbola Adunola Adebakin has over 29 years of professional experience spanning Stockbroking, Banking, Management Consulting and Training. She is a versatile trainer and proficient management consultant who has led consulting teams across a broad spectrum of assignments including strategy development, human resources management, organizational development and change management. She has developed and delivered many training topics covering strategic management, management and leadership development, corporate governance, entrepreneurship and workplace productivity. 

She is a certified IFC trainer on Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurship and also certified by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to train microfinance bank operators. She left as head of FITC Consulting to set up EPS Performance Improvement Limited, a firm focused on partnering with businesses and individuals to improve their performance.  She also manages a business incubation centre where she offers business coaching and advisory services to start-ups and small businesses.

Adebakin graduated from the University of Benin with a Second Class Upper in Biochemistry. She has a Master’s degree from the University of Ibadan and MBA from the University of Lagos. She is a member of the Learning and Development Network in Nigeria where she serves as the national Treasurer and also a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) in USA. She is passionate about working with teenagers and young people to guide them in attaining their potentials. She serves on the Board of Solid Foundation Ministry and also on the Board of 3C Connect Limited.

Her appointment takes effect April 26, 2019.

Mr. Adeoye Emiloju, FCA, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. AdeoyeEmiloju is a finance professional with diverse experience spanning over 32 years in Accounting and Finance management. He worked with LM Ericsson (Nigeria) Limited and Globe Reinsurance Plc before joining The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) in 1993. He held progressive leadership positions with the Company across multiple Finance and businessfunctions at different times as Business Accountant, Head of Payroll, Senior Business Analyst, Chief Accountant, Business Finance Manager, and Finance Liaison Manager interfacing with both internal and external stakeholders including partners and government agencies.

Adeoye obtained his HND in Accountancy from Lagos State Polytechnic in 1987 and he is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He has attended various local and foreign courses in SAP, Risk & Insurance, Strategy, Commercial Contract Management, Cost Management, Personal & Business Leadership Development, among others. Adeoye is an alumnus of IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland.

His appointment takes effect May 1, 2019.

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