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Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange

Oscar N. Onyema is the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, a position he assumed on 4 April 2011. Prior to this role, he served for over 20 years in United States financial markets and the Nigerian information technology sector. Mr Onyema is the Chairman of Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) PLC, the clearing house for the Nigerian capital market; he is also a Council member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (CIS). He is the President of the African Securities Exchanges Association, and a Global Agenda Council member of the World Economic Forum.

Janet Adetu, Chief Executive Officer, JSK Etiquette

Janet Adetu FCCA, AICI FLC AMC, a certified Executive Business Coach with expertise in Corporate Protocol, Professional Image, Personal Performance & Leadership Development. Janet is also a certified Emotional Intelligence Assessor as well as a member of the John Maxwell Leadership Team. Janet holds a Bsc honours in Economics, an MBA and is a qualified Chartered Accountant; a fellow with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). Janet is the CEO /MD of JSK Etiquette Consortium an affiliate of the JSK Consulting Group with over 25years experience in the corporate sphere. Janet has multitudes of exposure in international business ethics, personal and corporate image, personal performance cultural life styles, dress codes and international protocol techniques; she draws on her experiences as a seasoned financial auditor working for two top accounting firms KPMG and Ernst & Young.
Janet has successfully impacted many lives in her quest for excellence through her teachings on personal and professional growth that help improve confidence, competitive advantage, panache and presence. Janet is a highly sought after inspirational and motivational speaker conducting fun and interactive leadership development seminars, impression management workshops, executive and business protocol coaching with other key speaking engagements in Nigeria, Kenya and United Kingdom. Janet is dedicated to helping corporate organizations, professionals, expatriates, diplomats, individuals and youths, to polish their professionalism, improve their social graces, master their interpersonal skills and enhance their image, style and executive presence. She is very happy being a mentor to a number of people across the globe.
Janet has featured and published articles in a number of local publications both in Nigeria, United Kingdom and Kenya. The passion to write has led to being a regular contributor in both Business Day and Vanguard Newspapers in her columns: “Business Etiquette with Janet & Social Etiquette with Janet” respectively.
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Other publications include, This Day, The Punch, The Guardian, The
Vanguard, New Telegraph, Newswatch, Life Magazine, Glitz, The
Independent, The Union, Ovation and The Sun. Her articles are found in The
Edition. Healthy Woman and Passion Magazines (Kenyan Publications),
Lagos Mums, Exquisite Magazine, Skribble and The Redsheet. Janet is the
author of “Etiquette Strategies for Everyday Polish.” Also a radio host
presenter and TV CO- Host Janet is the producer and presenter of the weekly
show “Etiquette With Janet‟ on Beat 99.9FM and Classic FM 97.3, also newly
introduced “Ladies Etiquette With Janet Adetu‟ & Etiquette With Janet – The
Dialogue on Citi 105.1 FM. Janet also Co presents Etiquette With Janet on
Sunrise aired by Channels TV weekly. Her quest for excellence has manifested
in Janet being a guest on numerous radio and TV shows some of which
include Hope 93.3 FM (A Kenyan Radio Station), East London Radio ( UK
Radio Station), Cool 96.9FM, Nigeria Info FM, Inspiration 92.3 FM, Unilag
93.1FM, Wazobia FM, K24TV (A Kenyan TV Channel), TVC News, Ebonylife TV,
Silverbird TV, MITV, Lagos TV(LTV), Channels TV, CoolTV and Ogun State TV
(OGTV)
Janet’s passion is to build leadership growth potential with protocol
distinction. Janet is a go getter championing the cause of Professional Civility,
Image Enhancement , Reputation Management & Attitudinal Change in the
working environment in Nigeria and beyond. Along with her amiable team
Janet has masterminded many projects to help improve the bottomline of all
clients.
As an Etiquette Lifestyle Connoisseur Janet Says
“We should all aspire to be inspired with panache, transform our potential
and step into the “New You”
By the special grace of God Janet also derives great joy in philanthropy and
helping the needy. Specifically she has a major passion to assist children born
with congenital heart disorder. She is the founder and president of a nonprofit
organisation dedicated to providing advocacy and financial support
for the open heart surgery of children between 2 – 18 years who were born
with a hole in the heart. Janet has gone a step further by initiating another
foundation that speaks to promoting hygiene among girls our nation builders.
Janet is happily married with three children

Clara Bot-Mang, Human Resources Director, General Electric

Experienced Human Resources professional, Consultant and Project Manager with over 18 years work experience managing and working with a diverse workforce within a multi-industry, diversified infrastructure & technology company; highly successful FMCG multinational; global pharmaceutical business, not-for-profit organisation and HR consultancy business. I have worked in several key HR leadership roles (both generalist & specialist) with responsibility for Sub Saharan Africa, several West African countries including Nigeria.

Patricia Aderibigbe, Group Head, Human Resources, United Bank of Africa

Mrs. Patricia Aderibigbe serves as Group Head of Human Resources at United Bank for Africa Plc. Mrs. Aderibigbe is responsible for UBA Group's Human Resource function across 19 African countries and its international subsidiaries. She served as the Chief Operating Officer of Heirs Holdings Limited and enabled integration across its business interests. From 1998 to 2012, she served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of ElanIT, where she played a pivotal role in its transformation. She has a background in Human Resources and strategic and operational business management. Her background is firmly rooted in Human Resources, organisation and leadership development, Executive coaching as well as business operations, spanning over two decades, gained from working in 18 countries in Europe and now in Nigeria. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a life member of the Institute of Directors, UK and served as a member of the UK employment tribunals until recently. Mrs. Aderibigbe holds degree is in English and Literature from the University of Benin. She has a Masters degree in English and Literature from University of Ibadan and obtained postgraduate qualifications in Human Resources, Employment Relations and Law from Kingston University, UK.

Omoniyi Adejoro, HR Manager, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, Ericsson

Omoniyi Adejoro graduated with a first-class degree in French from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.  She also holds an MA in Modern International Studies from the University of Leeds, England as a Leeds-Guinness Scholarship Awardee.

She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK amongst other professional memberships.

She started her HR career with Ecobank Nigeria, after working in customer services.  She joined Ericsson in 2006 and currently holds the multiple roles of HR Manager for Nigeria and Sierra Leone and for the Support and Repair Function for Africa within Ericsson Market Area Africa and The Middle East.

She believes in continuous learning and has attended various HR and business-related courses in Europe and Africa.   She is a career coach and has a passion for finding and developing new talent. 

She loves gardening and playing the piano. 

 

 

 

Professor Gbolahan Elias, Partner, G Elias & Co.

Gbolahan Elias is a partner in G. Elias & Co., one of Nigeria’s leading business law firms. His oil-and-gas sector work includes advising on (a) an investment in and divestment from OML 25, (b) an NNPC-Chevron US$1.2bn “gas-for-power” project financing, (c) the merger that created AOS Orwell, a leading oilfield service company, (d) longstanding cause célèbre arbitration over an oil tanker charter party for Lutin Investment Ltd. against the NNPC and (e) two large re-financings of downstream petroleum receivables (US$3bn).

He read law at Magdalen and Merton Colleges, Oxford, and has a doctorate from Oxford University.  He was called to the New York Bar in 1990.  He was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a leading Wall Street law firm, and has been a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (QC– equivalent) since 2005. He has been teaching petroleum law at Babcock University as a Visiting Professor.

Maidie Arkutu, Vice President Francophone Africa, Unilever

Maidie Elizabeth Arkutu has served as Managing Director, Executive Director of Unilever Ghana Limited since May 1, 2013.

She previously served as Marketing Director and Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Company.

She joined the Company from Coca-Cola East and Central Africa Business Unit, where she was Marketing Manager for the Horn, Islands and Mid Africa Team.

In that role, she headed the franchise marketing team of 11 French speaking countries, including DRC, Mauritius and Madagascar.

After three years in that role, she joined ECABU’s Stills team as the Project Manager for Project Nurture. Before joining Coca-Cola, she worked for over 10 years in Unilever Ghana, South Africa and French West Africa and has experience both in Brand Building and Brand Development.

She holds a diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and French from Vesalius College, Belgium.

 

Amina Oyagbola, Management Consultant, AKMS Consulting

Amina Oyagbola is a business leader and former Human Resources and Corporate Services Executive at MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. With over 30 years’ experience, her career spans legal consulting, banking and finance, oil and gas and telecommunications. She is the Managing Consultant of AKMS Consulting Ltd (Business, Ethics and Management Consultants), a partner in Oyagbola Chambers and a Chevening Scholar. She obtained her undergraduate law degree from Ahmadu Bello University, her Masters in Law from Cambridge University and her MBA from Lancaster University. She is a Fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a Chartered Fellow CIPD Uk and a Certified Ethics Officer. She is also an alumnus of INSEAD, London Business School, IMD and Harvard Business School (Executive Programmes). She is happily married with 3 graduate children.

 

Ola Ehinmoro, HR Director, Anglophone, West Africa, Suntory Beverage and Food

Mr Ola Ehinmoro is an International HR professional with strong operational and strategic experience developing and implementing Talent acquisition, development and engagement across multiple industries and at Country, Regional African and Global levels with specific experience in leading Talent differentiation, employer branding, diversity and inclusion, Organization Design, culture/employee engagement and Employee/Labor Relations

Mr Ehinmoro has held positions at 7up, Indemnity Finance, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Nestle, Lafarge.

In 2016, Mr Ehinmoro joined Suntory Beverage Nigeria Ltd as Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Director to help grow this company in Nigeria and Africa. Suntory is a Japanese company and the third largest global beverage company behind Pepsi and Coca-Cola. In this role, he has led the foundation building actions on Organization, Talent and performance management strategy, employee and union engagement, CSR Strategy and external relations to enable a solid business take-off in Nigeria

Outside of professional duties, Mr Ehinmoro was President of Nigerian Professionals in Egypt between 2011 and 2012 and Was President of Bunu Interest Group –A philanthropical Organisation supporting the less privileged Bunu people, Kabba/Bunu Local Government area of Kogi State from 2011-2015

He is married to his lovely wife Adenike Ehinmoro and blessed with three boys and a girl

 

Nglan Niat, Group Director, HR Services, West and Central Africa, Schlumberger

Nglan has over 18 years of human resources management experience, 16 of these with Schlumberger* where she has been asked to take on numerous HR management positions of increasing responsibility across geographic challenges. Her key expertise includes: Employee and Management Development, International HR Management, Compensation & Benefits in complex international environment, Succession Planning, High Value Identification, Training and Development, Staffing, Employee Relations, Performance analysis, Employee stock plan, HR Integration (mergers & acquisitions) and HR communications.
Nglan has spent 12 years in international assignments and is currently the Group Director HR Services for West & Central Africa for Schlumberger based in Lagos. She is responsible for the overall management and delivery of HR services and programs for Schlumberger’s West & Central Africa Operations. Her scope includes Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mauritania, Congo, Gabon, Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. She has held global roles with Schlumberger in benefits and in HR communications, which provided her with a broader aspect of the field of HR. Aside from her assignments in Africa, she has held various positions in Canada, USA & France. Currently her scope encompasses a workforce of 1900 employees.
Perfectly bilingual (English & French), Nglan holds an MBA, with specialization in Human Resources Management from HEC Montreal (University of Montreal’s business school).
Within Schlumberger, Nglan is active in ConnectWomen, an internal community run by and for women which empowers women to achieve their full potential through networking, mentoring, development, and community outreach. Via the network Schlumberger women obtain and provide guidance on careers, discuss concerns and help the company understand specific issues affecting women.
She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a professional human resources association which promotes the role of HR as a profession and provides education and networking to its members.
Nglan is also a member of the African Leadership Network (ALN) a network of next-generation African leaders who aspire to bring prosperity to the continent; and was recognized as a “New Generation Leader for Africa” in 2012.
Nglan is married and the mother of two boys.

Audu Maikori, Chief Executive Officer, Chocolate City Group

Audu Maikori was born on August, 13 1975 in  Kaduna is a Nigerian lawyer, entrepreneur, social activist and public speaker. He is founder and president of the Chocolate City Entertainment. He is best known as a judge of Nigerian Idol’s first season. He won multiple awards during his career, including the International Young Music Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007.

Chocolate City Limited was registered in October 2003, Audu partnering with Paul Okeugo and his brother Yahaya Maikori as directors of the company. Later that year he alongside Paul Okeugo and two other partners produced first event under ‘Chocolate City’ banner in partnership with British American Tobacco, which held at the University of Maiduguri. Audu was introduced to a song called Na Ba Ka by an artist named Jeremiah Gyang’s by label Six Foot Plus. In January 2005, Chocolate City signed Jeremiah Gyang under a recording and management contract and re-released the album ‘Na Ba Ka’. In mid 2006, M.I was signed up to Chocolate City.

In 2012, after a corporate restructure, Chocolate City Group was formed with renowned business man and lawyer Hakeem Bello-Osagie joining the board as Chairman. Four companies were formed to constitute the group namely Chocolate City Music, Chocolate City Media, Chocolate City Distribution and STM with Audu appointed as President of the Group.

 

Omar Ben Yedder, Group Publisher, and Managing Director, IC Publications

Omar joined the IC Group in March 2003, working across various departments. Having previously been an Associate Vice President in the Equity Finance team at Merrill Lynch, Omar brought a new and dynamic approach to IC Publications. He helped launch African Banker magazine and also the events department. He holds an Honours degree in Languages and Economics and a chartered management accountant qualification.

Paul Vermeij, Vice President, Human Resources Africa - Bosch

Paul Vermeij has a broad range of HR experience in multinational companies. With Bosch, he has been working as Director Human Resources in the Netherlands and the United States. In 2015, he relocated to South Africa to join the Africa Growth Task Force as VP Human Resources Region Africa. Bosch is currently implementing its Africa Growth Plan and Paul is responsible for setting up the HR structure and processes in the African continent. Bosch currently has approx. 2000 employees in 10 countries in Africa.

He has built up a competent HR team across the continent and current focus areas are developing local talent, optimizing HR services and personnel marketing.

Paul holds a degree in Human Resources, completed a Post Graduate training HR Strategy at Groningen University (Netherlands) and an Executive Management Course at Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, USA.

Crispin Marriott, Client Relationship Director - Willis Towers Watson

Crispin has been consulting in the Human Capital arena for over 25 years. He is a recognised global expert on Employee Engagement. Crispin has delivered and managed some of the world’s largest and most complex global cultural assessment and Engagement survey systems. He has personally delivered such survey systems for clients in over 40 countries worldwide.

Crispin has a particular interest in the effective design and interpretation of survey data in a cross-cultural context.  Notably, Crispin was responsible for creating the first ever national Norms of employee opinion in South Africa and other African countries where he has conducted employee research since 1991.

 

 

Chizoba Mojekwu, Director, Capacity Development, Central Bank of Nigeria

Experienced Senior HR practitioner with extensive organisation development, change management and Human resources transformation experience. Over 25 years experience across multiple industries.
Led several engagements geared at transforming HR functions and improving HR service delivery within the energy industry - from HR process design to HR management system implementation
At home with technology and how it can transform work. Passionate about making work fun and working in a fun environment.

Considerable experience in:

Organisation Design and Development
HR Strategy alignment
Business Capability Development
HR Design
Culture Development
Learning Management
Leadership and Strategy Support
HR Process Design
Change Management
Customer Management

Alex Mugan, Managing Director, Global Career Company

Alex Mugan is a graduate of the University of Cambridge with an MA in history, whose curious professional background includes stints as a semi-professional football manager and a chef. Following this misspent youth, he undertook a degree in organisational psychology and accepted the truth that everything which matters is about people.

He has worked in talent attraction and engagement across Africa for more than five years, leading the GCC teams which launched the first pan-African employer attractiveness survey (Careers in Africa Employer of Choice) and the first pan-African conference and community for HR professionals (Talent Agenda Series). Alex regularly writes for African Business on human capital, especially around talent attraction and engagement, and has addressed the subjects at conferences in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Cote d’Ivoire.

Alex is particularly interested in the importance of diversified employee experiences and value propositions tailored to the markets and demographics they are intended for. He believes that this is key to unlocking the potential of Africa’s diverse workforces, and that the HR and marketing functions should inherit the business world.