Lafarge Africa Plc has announced the appointment of Lolu Alade Akinyemi as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from today, November 1, 2019.
This was contained in a statement signed by Adewunmi Alode, the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Lafarge Africa.
Mr. Akinyemi is a certified accountant and holds an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School, Scotland, a BA in Economics from Essex University and a Project Management Certificate, Prince2, UK.
He was the Financial Accountant (1996-1997) Assistant Budget and Planning Manager (1997-2000) at Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited. He was the Finance Manager (Group Office), Cocoa-Cola, Europe, Eurasia and Middle East Group, London (2001-2005), Finance Manager (Africa Group), Coca Cola Africa, Windsor, UK (2005-2007),Head of Business Development, Strategy, New Business (2007-2009) and Head of Supply Chain & Operations, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Accra-Ghana (2009-2010).
Prior to joining Lafarge in 2014, he was the Finance Director at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc from 2010 to 2014. He was the Finance Director of Lafarge Africa Plc from 2014 to 2016. Lolu has over 20 years of work experience in the manufacturing industry and is currently the Supply Chain Director of Lafarge Africa.