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Fidson Healthcare PLC (FIDSON.LG)

FIDSON.LG on Lagos Stock Exchange

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23 May 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Felix Ohiwerei

80 Non-Executive Chairman

Fidelis Ayebae

1995 Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Oludare Adanri

Chief Finance Officer

Abiola Adebayo

Director, Operations; Executive Director

Olugbenga Olayeye

2009 Director, Sales & Marketing; Executive Director

J. Adebanyo

Company Secretary

Olufunmilola Ayebae

2001 Non-Executive Director

Emmanuel Imoagene

Non-Executive Director

Mabel Ndagi

Non-Executive Director

Aishatu Sadauki

Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Felix Ohiwerei

Mr. Felix Omoikhoje Aizobeoje Ohiwerei serves as Non-Executive Chairman 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 served as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director 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. He is Member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Company.

Oludare Adanri

Abiola Adebayo

Mr. Abiola A. (Biola) Adebayo serves as Director, Operations; Executive Director of Fidson Healthcare Plc. He graduated from the School of Pharmacy, University of Lagos in 1988. He also has a Diploma in Advanced Computer Techniques and Applications (1998) from the University of Ibadan (Consultancy Unit). He worked with the Federal Ministry of Health in Lagos as an intern pharmacist. He began his career with Glaxo Nigeria Plc in April 1991 as a medical representative. He later on joined the pharmaceutical division of CAP PLC in July 1994 where he developed his skills and competencies in the sales and marketing of healthcare products and FMCGs. He continued his career with Fidson Healthcare Plc in 1996 and held various positions in the sales and marketing division and rose through the ranks to become the Sales and Marketing Manager in April 2001. In 2004, he became the Sales and Marketing Director, the position he occupied till July 2009. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD). He also completed a top executive leadership program organized by Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and Manchester Business School in Manchester in 2007. He is an alumnus of the Administrative Staff College of India, Bella-Vista Hyderabad, India; Lagos Business School, PAN-AFRICAN University, Lagos and IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain. His professional proficiencies, shrewdness, vast insights and result-driven attributes have made him highly sought-after within the pharmaceutical industry where he has held various positions, including the West African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (WAPMA), where he served as the Financial Secretary from 2012 to 2016. He currently serves as the Treasurer of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) and Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sectoral Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). He is Member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee and Member of the Credit Control Committee of the Company.

Olugbenga Olayeye

Mr. Olugbenga O. Olayeye has served as Director, Sales & Marketing; Executive 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 served as Operations Director, Executive Director of the Company between 2004 and 2009. In his present role, he leads a team of over 200 salesmen and has the responsibility to formulate and implement the company’s sales and marketing strategies. He is committed to team building and development of leadership skills and ability which he believes is the critical requirement for organizational growth and corporate success. As a community leader, he managed change in his neighborhood association with attendant positive results and commendation. He is Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee, and Member of the Credit Control Committee of the Company.

J. Adebanyo

Olufunmilola Ayebae

Mrs. Olufunmilola O. Ayebae has served as 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 is also the MD/CEO of Townhouse Limited. She established her own business in 1995. She has been Member of the Audit Committee of the Company since February 11, 2010. She is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.

Emmanuel Imoagene

Mr. Emmanuel E. Imoagene serves as 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 Labor 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. He is Member of the Nomination Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee, and Chairman of the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Company.

Mabel Ndagi

Ms. Mabel Ndagi serves as Non-Executive Director of Fidson Healthcare Plc. Ms. Mabel Ndagi is the Group Head for Gas & Petrochemicals at the Bank of Industry (BOI). She is a seasoned and well experienced Development Banker. Ms. Ndagi joined the Bank of Industry Limited in 2006. She holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was called to bar in 1987. She started her career in IMB Securities Limited, a subsidiary of the International Merchant Bank (IMB) in 1987. In 1990, she moved to the International Merchant Bank (IMB) and worked for nine years in various key divisions of the Bank, including the Corporate Finance Division. Mabel has attended many seminars, workshops, syndicated training and development programs both locally and internationally in pursuit of excellence, self-renewal/development and capacity building. She is an alumna of The City Program, Executive Development City University Business School, London, Project Finance Program, New York Institute of Finance and a Project Finance workshop at the International Faculty of Finance, United Kingdom.

Aishatu Sadauki

Chf. Aishatu P. (Aisha) Sadauki, OON, serves as 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, 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 Honor of Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OON) in 2000. She is Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee, and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company.