Vitafoam Nigeria’s Board of Directors at the meeting held on Thursday, March 4, 2021, approved the appointment of Mr. Abdul Akhor Bello as Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 4th March 2021.
Below is a brief profile of Mr. Bello:
Mr. Abdul Akhor Bello (Independent Non-Executive Director) Mr. Abdul Akhor Bello retired from UAC of Nigeria in 2019 after 30 years in service during which he held various senior management positions such as Group Chief Executive Officer; Group Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer; Managing Director, UPDC Plc; Managing Director, CAP Plc and Finance Director/Company Secretary, CAP Plc.
He brings to Vitafoam, executive and board service experience acquired across a range of businesses including Manufacturing, Financial Services, Pension Fund Administration, Real Estate, Logistics and Quick Service Restaurant sectors.
Mr. Abdul Akhor Bello has served on the Governing Council of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce and the Nigeria Institute of Management.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Mr. Bello attended Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. He is an alumnus of Oxford University’s Advanced Management and Leadership Program and has undertaken various local and international development courses.
Retirement of Independent Non-Executive Director
The Board also approved the retirement of Mr. Mohammed Goni Alkali as Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from pt January 2021 after serving meritoriously on the Board of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc.