Firm commits to build corporate governance systems
… appoints four board members
Emphasising the need to participate actively in the current technological transformation era, Chateau Royal has reiterated its commitment to build corporate government structures and systems especially through partnerships to harness available opportunities.
In line with this, Chateau Royal has appointed four new board members to meet up with the competitive and ever evolving industry.
The newly appointed board members are; Board Chairman, Mrs Aishetu Abraham; Board members, Barr. Tunde Busari SAN; Dr. Tony Anonyai and Engr. Olugbenga Opabisi.
Abraham, was former Executive Director, Unity Bank Plc. She was also appointed Chairman of Unity Kapital Assurance Plc. Before her retirement in December 2017, she headed the Strategy and Risk Management Directorate of Unity Bank.
She has attended leadership/strategy training programs at the London Business School, UK, IMD Lausanne, Switzerland and the Euro Money UK Risk Management Program. She is currently a Board Member of Planet Governance Ltd.
Busari, is a practicing domestic and international solicitor, advocate, and arbitrator and has acted as counsel in various proceedings. He is a listed arbitrator with the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse, Nigerian Communication Commission Arbitration Scheme, Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Lagos, and the Kigali International Arbitration Centre, Rwanda. He is a Notary Public and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Anonyai, is a Co-founder at Planet Capital Limited, an investment banking firm. He was the founding Managing Director, Strategy & Arbitrage Limited, a brokerage and dealing member firm of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and one of the legacy companies in Planet Capital Limited. He has extensive hands-on experience in corporate finance and capital markets advisory, corporate strategy, corporate governance, business development, financial intermediation, and professional accounting practice spanning over three decades.
Opabisi is a Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) Certified Engineer and has garnered over 22 years professional experience delivering innovative and cutting-edge construction engineering, design implementation and services along the Real Estate, Construction & Property Development value-chain. He is also a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE).
In the course of his career, Engr. Gbenga had delivered construction projects for both private individuals and clients in the financial services industry, oil and gas, manufacturing sector, telecommunications, government and utilities. He has served as Project Manager and Consultant on several multi-million Naira Advanced Payment Guaranteed-backed projects.
Expressing his excitement for the next growth phase of the firm, Managing Director, Chateau Royal, Oluwatobi Osonuga, said that the restructuring would aid in providing quality services to client.
According to him, currently, technological developments and innovations are reshaping industries and creating new opportunities like never before. The time for ‘business as usual is long gone’.
To survive in this new technological transformation era, we believe that building strong corporate governance systems through partnerships and alliances is the key to unlocking and harnessing the full potential of the numerous opportunities that abound in this new world.
“While we have achieved significant milestones alone, we recognise that in other to stay ahead in a competitive, demanding and rapidly evolving industry, we must remain unwavering in our commitment towards innovation, chose collaboration over competition and proactively seek out new ideas, guidance and solutions to thrive.
“To this end, we are confident that we can achieve more collaborating together with industry leaders. We believe in the power of inclusion and collaboration to unlock expertise, resources and networks that can help us navigate complex challenges, seize opportunities, and drive sustainable growth in this new technological era,” he added.