Oyeyimika Adeboye Appointed First Female MD of Cadbury Nigeria

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Congratulations are in order to Oyeyimika Adeboye who has been appointed as Managing Director, of Cadbury Nigeria (effective 1 st April, 2019). Adeboye takes over from Mr. Amir Shamsi, who moves on to a new role within Mondelēz International, the parent company of Cadbury Nigeria. She is the first woman to be appointed Managing Director since the establishment of Cadbury Nigeria over five decades ago.

Adeboye, a chartered accountant, joined the Board of the Company in November 2008, as Finance and Strategy Director, West Africa.

Adeboye’s appointment attests to the Company’s commitment to promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

Prior to joining Cadbury Nigeria, Adeboye was the Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Nigerian Bottling Company Plc. She previously worked for the erstwhile Accounting and Tax Practice of Arthur Andersen & Co as well as the United Kingdom Accounting practice of Midgley Snelling & Co., Chartered Accountants.

Adeboye has a solid professional background in finance, strategy and Business Administration both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nigeria. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Social Studies from the University College Cardiff, Wales and Executive Management Education certification from the Institute of Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Culled from Proshare

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