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Fidson Healthcare PLC (FIDSON.LG)

FIDSON.LG on Lagos Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Felix Ohiwerei

78 Chairman of the Board

Fidelis Ayebae

1995 Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director, Director

Olatunde Olanipekun

Finance Director, Executive Director

Abiola Adebayo

Operations Director, Executive Director

Olugbenga Olayeye

2009 Executive Director, Sales and Marketing Director

Abayomi Adebanyo

Company Secretary

Olufunmilola Ayebae

2001 Non-Executive Director

Emmanuel Imoagene

Non-Executive Director

Aishatu Sadauki

Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Felix Ohiwerei

Mr. Felix Omoikhoje Aizobeoje Ohiwerei is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fidson Healthcare Plc. He graduated from University College, Ibadan (now University of Ibadan) in 1961. He was appointed Deputy Chairman/Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries Plc in 1987, became Chairman/Managing Director in June 1989 and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the company in 1997. He retired from the service of Nigerian Breweries in June 1999 and was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the company in July 1999. He was also Chairman, Unilever Nigeria Plc; Coates Brothers (West Africa) Limited; Director, Shell Trustees Limited; Chairman Friendship Bible Fellowship, National Director, Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship International. In December, 2003 he was appointed Chairman, Governing Council of Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Marketing Association, a Fellow of the Geography Society of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Law Degree (LLD) from the University of Ibadan.

Fidelis Ayebae

Dr. Fidelis A. Ayebae has been Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of Fidson Healthcare Plc since 1995. He graduated from the Mainland Institute of Technology in 1976 with a Diploma in Civil Engineering. He obtained Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Lagos in 1999. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Administration. He has also been Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management. He started his working career with Metalum Nigeria Limited in 1976. He rose to the position of a project manager and served as member of the senior management team. He joined Citibank Limited (now Nigeria International Bank Limited) in 1986 as Head of Premises Unit and served as Head of Administration department, Quality Controller, Branch Coordinator, Head of Funds Transfer department and Member of operation group management team. He resigned his appointment as Assistant Vice President in Charge of Operations. He joined Ayebae Investments Limited in 1992 as Chairman/Managing Director.

Olatunde Olanipekun

Mr. Olatunde B. Olanipekun is Finance Director and Executive Director of Fidson Healthcare Limited. He joined the Company as Finance Director in 2005. He graduated in Economics specializing in Accounting from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ife Ife in 1978. He is Alumnus of Lagos Business School and Irish Management Institute, Ireland. He became an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in November 1981. He became a Fellow of the Institute in July 1992. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. Between 1981 and 1982 he was with the Firm of Peat, Marwick, Ani, Ogunde & Co as Audit Senior. He was a trainee Accountant in the firm between 1979 and 1981 after serving the country (NYSC) as an Accountant with the Sokoto Rima Basin Development Authority, Talata Mafara Branch. Between 1983 and 1991 he was at Dunlop (Nigeria) Ltd where he held managerial positions including Manager, Financial Accounts, Accountant and later Controller of the Consumers and Industrial Division from where he moved to the position of Controller, Corporate Planning, finally becoming the Chief Accountant. He was the Finance and Administration Director of Evans Medical Plc from 1998 to 2000, after serving that same company as Finance Director from 1994 to 1998. Before his present appointment he was Financial Controller, Associated Match Industries Limited Ibadan, Chief Executive Officer of Xtie Edwards (Nigeria) Ltd and Tunde Olanipekun & Co.

Abiola Adebayo

Mr. Abiola (Biola) A. Adebayo is Executive Director and Operations Director of Fidson Healthcare Limited. He has been on the Board since 2004. He is a 1988 graduate of Pharmacy from the University of Lagos. He worked with Federal Ministry of Health Lagos as an Intern Pharmacist, Glaxo Nigeria Plc and CAPL as a Medical Representative before joining Fidson Healthcare Ltd in 1997 as Medical Representative. He was elevated to the position of Sales and Marketing Manager in April 2001. In 2004 he rose to the level of Sales and Marketing Director.

Olugbenga Olayeye

Mr. Olugbenga Olayeye has been Executive Director, Sales and Marketing Director of Fidson Healthcare Limited since 2009. He graduated from the School of Pharmacy of the University of Ibadan in 1993. He worked with Mopson Pharmaceuticals as a Research & Product Development Assistant before joining Fidson Healthcare Plc in 1996 as a Medical Representative. He was elevated to the position of Regional Manager in January 1998 and Business Development Manager in 1999 in which he served until his appointment as the Factory Manager, an Assistant General Manager position. He was appointed to the position of Operations Director in 2004.

Abayomi Adebanyo

Olufunmilola Ayebae

Ms. Olufunmilola O. Ayebae has been Non-Executive Director of Fidson Healthcare Plc since 2001. She obtained her Professional Secretaries Diploma from The London College of Secretaries in the United Kingdom. She had a stint at work as a Confidential Secretary in the Personnel Department of Metalum Ltd, an Aluminium Products Engineering Company for eight years, after graduation. She established her own business in 1995.

Emmanuel Imoagene

Mr. Emmanuel E. Imoagene is Non-Executive Director of FIDSON HEALTHCARE PLC. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from the University of Benin and Masters in Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR), University of Ibadan. He has attended several management development programs both locally and abroad including Harvard Business School, USA 2000, Wharton Business School, USA, 2002 and Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2008. He worked with Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited as Personnel Officer between 1981 and 1985. He joined Nigerian Breweries in 1985 as Brewery Personnel Manager and rose to the position of Personnel Director in 1995. He became Logistic Director in 1999 and Human Resources Director between 2004 and 2008. Mr. Imoagene is currently the Human Resources Director (West Africa) for Cadbury Nigeria Plc. He is a fellow Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria. He is a member, advisory board of the Lagos Business School.

Aishatu Sadauki

Chf. Aishatu P. Sadauki is Non-Executive Director of FIDSON HEALTHCARE PLC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics with a Major in Community Nutrition from Iowa State University, Iowa USA in 1968. She has attended several courses and seminars on board development evaluation within and outside the country. She was an accomplished civil servant who rose from the position of Chief Agricultural Officer (State Home Economist) in 1964 to the position of Chief Agricultural Officer (State Home Economist) in 1986. She was appointed Kaduna State Commissioner, Social Development, Youth and Sports in 1988, Commissioner of Education in 1989 and Deputy Governor kaduna State from 1990 to 1992. She is a Director of many companies including Zazzau Ginnery Limited, D. A. Sadauki Investments Limited, Hillside Company Limited and MTN Foundation amongst others. She was conferred with Merit Award by Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association of Farmers in 1999 and National Honour of Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OON) in 2000.