AICPA, CIMA appoint Osho Africa regional board member
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have announced the appointment of Babatunde Osho to the first Africa Regional Board.
Regional Vice President of the Association, Badibanga Promesse, who made the announcement, said the appointment, which takes effect from August 2017, followed a call for nominations and elections for the first Africa Regional Board under the association.
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Babatunde Osho and others from various countries to serve as board members for the next one year of extended term,” he said.
Osho, a multi-functional business professional, is currently Director and Chief Executive Officer, MTN Liberia.
According to Promesse, the Regional Boards serve as a key conduit between the customers, stakeholders and the CGMA Board of Directors.
They also serve as the ‘eyes and ears’ of the profession from their individual and geographical representative perspective in identifying key macro and micro trends in the local marketplaces, among others.
He said the boards understand the demand and potential value proposition of products and offerings along the entire value chain continuum, representing, engaging, presenting and advocating for the CGMA designation among the CIMA and AICPA members.
He noted that the Chairman and Vice Chairman would serve a one-year term with the Vice Chairman becoming the Chairman.
Promesse said members of the Regional Boards could serve a maximum of three one-year term to provide continuity while creating opportunities for a large and diverse stakeholder groups to serve.
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