THE Eko Electricity Distribution Company’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Dr Tinuade Sanda as the company’s deputy managing director.
Sanda was the chief accounting officer prior to her appointment, a position she had held since 2013.
Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC General Manager, Corporate Communications, confirmed this in a statement made available to journalists.
‘We are pleased to announce that the Board of Eko DisCo has approved the appointment of Dr. Tinuade Sanda as the company’s new deputy CEO, in accordance with the company’s strategies and procedures,’ he said. The Board and Management are confident in Sanda’s expertise and capacity to help lead the company toward its vision of becoming Africa’s leading and customer-centric electricity distribution company.’
Mr. Oritsedere Otubu, Board Chairman of EKEDC, was quoted as saying, “We are proud to announce Tinuade Sanda as our first female deputy CEO.” Her appointment demonstrates the tenacity of our succession planning mechanisms as well as the importance we place on corporate governance practices, which underpin our philosophy of developing and recognizing home-grown talent.”
Sanda is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience in financial reporting, treasury management, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, finance regulation, risk management, and financial modeling.
Tinuade was the Head of Finance and Administration at Vanguard Energy Resources, a leading oil and gas trading services company, before joining EKEDC in 2013.