NIGERIA – Berger Paints, a Nigeria-based company, which is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of paints and allied products, and holds an investment property, has announced the appointment of Ogechi U. Iheanacho as Non-Executive Director, as Engineer Patrick Buruche retires. 

The Board of Directors and Management of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Mrs. Ogechi U. Iheanacho as Non-Executive Director of the company, as Engineer Patrick Buruche sets to retire as Non-Executive Director. 

Mr. Ayoko announced that Engr Buruche will be retiring from the Board of the Company as a Non-Executive effective December 31, 2020. 

He disclosed that the Board remains appreciative of his contributions to the Company for the entirety of his tenure. 

However, subject to the ratification of the resolutions at the Annual General Meeting, Mrs. Iheanacho has been appointed Non-Executive Director effective January 2, 2021 

The Board stated that Mrs. Iheanacho will be bringing to the Board, her financial and corporate governance expertise, having served as Financial Dealer, Treasury & Funds Management with Associated Discount House Limited (now Coronation Merchant Bank Ltd) and as Legal Counsel in the Company Secretariat of Fidelity Bank Plc. 

Mrs. Ogechi U. Iheanacho is a Director on the Boards of Harmony Trust & Investment Company Limited and Regal Investments Company Limited, and a Trustee of the Living Fountain Orphanage, Lagos. 

Ogechi is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, an Associate of the Chartered Governance Institute, UK and a member of World Commerce and Contracting (formerly International Association for Contract and Commercial Management). 

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