Entrepreneurs’ Organisation elects Stuffman president
The Lagos Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO), a global business network of 13,000 entrepreneurs in 160 chapters and 65 countries has elected Ayo Stuffman as its new president.
Stuffman will lead the organisation for the next one year having taken over from its immediate past president, Funmi Babington-Ashaye.In his acceptance speech at the investiture ceremony in Lagos at the weekend, Stuffman said he would prioritise membership value, growth and retention, promising to abide by EO’s global best practices.
He urged the board and members of EO Lagos to work with him to achieve set goals and improve the lot of members.Babington-Ashaye in her handover address, thanked God for seeing her through her one year tenure, stating that the goals set out by her administration were achieved to a reasonable extent, in spite of the challenges posed by economic recession in the country.
Global strategy facilitator, EO Global, Alan Peterson, who led the organisation’s pre-investiture strategy session, said Lagos was fast becoming the economic hub of West Africa with a lot of growth potential.
He said Nigerians who are members of EO would impact their immediate communities and the economy at large.Area director, EO Africa, Ritesh Doshi, who was part of the pre-investiture strategy session noted that Nigerians were the happiest people in the world and have what it takes to make the country great.
He said membership of EO offers entrepreneurs business opportunities, sharing of experience, networking and training opportunities across the world, as well as family exchange.
The Entrepreneurs’ Organisation is a global business network of 13,000 leading entrepreneurs in 160 chapters and 65 countries.Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables business owners to learn from one another, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life.
It educates, transforms, inspires and offers invaluable resources in the form of global events, leadership development programmes, an online entrepreneurs’ forum and executive education opportunities, among other offerings designed for personal and professional growth.
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