UAC of Nigeria Board Replaces Ighodaro with Odunsi

By Dipo Olowookere

Mr Bolaji Adekunle Odunsi has been appointed to the board of UAC of Nigeria Plc following the resignation of Mrs Olufunke Ighodaro, who recently took up an executive role in South Africa.

A statement signed by the Legal Adviser of UAC of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Samuel, disclosed that Mr Odunsi, a financier, is armed with over 25 years of international investment experience in a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, security, services to oil and gas and distribution.

He also has significant board level experience in Europe and the United States, with a focus on implementing transformational change encompassing systems and controls, team enhancement, financial and regulatory reporting and business analysis to drive value creation.

Mr Odunsi was a co-founder of Stirling Square Capital Partners, a leading midmarket European private equity firms including BC Partners.

Before joining BC Partners, he worked as a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions team at Enskilda Securities in London. His prior experience includes Touche Ross & Co and engineering consultancy at Mott, Hay & Anderson.

He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and holds an undergraduate BSc in Civil Engineering and a diploma in Philosophy from the University of London.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via

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