Seplat appoints Onwuka CFO/ED

The Board of Directors, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, has announced the appointment of Mr Emeka Onwuka as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director, effective August 1, 2020.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Company Secretary and Chief Governance Compliance Officer, Mrs. Edith Onwuchekwa, on Friday in Lagos.

Onwuchekwa said that Onwuka had over 30 years experience in financial services within Sub-Saharan Africa, adding that he had also acted as the voice and face of major financial institutions in Nigeria as former Group Managing Director and CEO of Diamond Bank Plc and former Chairman of Enterprise Bank Limited.

“Mr. Onwuka is a partner at Andersen Tax Nigeria and holds various board positions as Chairman; FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited; Director, FMDQ Holdings Limited; Director, Ecobank Nigeria Limited; and Director, Bharti Airtel Nigeria.

“He received his B.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and holds an MBA from the University of Benin. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, and a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He has attended executive programmes at Lagos Business School, Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School, among others,” she said

According to Onwuchekwa, the board of Seplat is confident that the new CFO’s wealth of experience the new CFO will be a great value to the company.

She noted that the announcement of Onwuka’s appointment was in accordance with Rule 4 of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Amended Listing Rules.

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