Guinness Nigeria appoints Graham-Douglas as director
Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in various roles with reputable banks.
She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and became the Company Secretary/Head of Corporate Services before being redeployed to the Headquarters of Lafarge Group in Paris.
She also served as Managing Director, Atlas Cement, a subsidiary of Lafarge and Country Communications Director before moving to take up her current appointment as Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director.
Graham-Douglas is a Law graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU). She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom (U.K.) and an M.sc in Investment Management from Cass Business School, also in the UK. She is also a British Council scholar.
In her new position, she would drive Guinness Nigeria’s corporate relations agenda, while overseeing the relationship between the company and its internal and external stakeholders. She will also handle the sustainable development and implementation of Guinness’s corporate social investment.