By Modupe Gbadeyanka
Chairman of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc, Mr Tony Elumelu, has described the appointment of Mr Christopher Ezeafulukwe as an Executive Director of the firm as a welcome development.
Mr Elumelu said the move would “deepen and open new doors of commercial opportunities for Transcorp and all our stakeholders as we pursue our goal of providing power in every home, school, hospital and business enterprise in Nigeria.”
According to him, “Chris is an invaluable member of the Transcorp team. His insights, drive and commitment to business execution are exemplary.”
Transcorp, one of the leading conglomerates in Nigeria, was appointed as an Executive Director of the company with effect from July 1, 2018.
Mr Ezeafulukwe, currently the Group General Counsel and Head, Business Development, will in his new role, focus and drive the development of new commercial interests as well as the optimisation of Transcorp’s existing investments in the power and oil & gas sectors.
Mr Ezeafulukwe brings to this role over 19 years’ experience in Business Development, Legal Advisory and Company Secretariat roles amongst others in a career spanning several industries.
He holds an LL.B degree from the University of Lagos, a B.L (second class upper division) from the Nigerian Law School, an LL.M from the University of Lagos and another LL.M in Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources Law from the University of Houston, Texas.
He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and until recently a member of the Executive Council of Association of Power Generation Companies of Nigeria.
Also commenting on the appointment, the Group President/CEO of Transcorp, Mr Adim Jibunoh, stressed that, “Chris brings exceptional value to the table and we are certain that he will deliver on the high expectations of the board and management.”
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