Champion Breweries Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Imo-Abasi Jacob as a Director and the new Acting Chairman of the Company.
This was disclosed in an official statement signed by the Company Secretary, Chief Tosan Atle Aiboni which was sent to Nigeria Exchange Limited (NGX).
Here’s an excerpt from the official statement:
- The Board of Directors of Champion Breweries Plc (the ‘Company’) has appointed Mr. Imo-Abasi Jacob as a Director and the new Acting Chairman of the Company effective July 27, 2023.
Profile of Mr. Imo-Abasi Jacob
Imo-Abasi is presently the Chairman, Board of Directors of Ibom Airlines Limited (Ibomair).
He is also the Managing Director/CEO, of Akwa Ibom Investment Corporation, and had served as the Executive Director (Operations), in charge of entrepreneurship & Business Development, Project Management & Implementation, and Investment Promotion & Appraisal.
He was the President of the Haggai Business School and Managing Partner of Imo-Abasi Jacob & Co [Chartered Accountants].
He is an accomplished business educationist, management consultant, and accountant, having over 41 years of professional experience in the defunct Andersen as a Partner in the audit practice with responsibility over the financial services industry and at RAITAS Consulting as Director.
He was also in charge of the corporate recovery services at Andersen. He had been involved in the development of management thoughts and management principles.
He has developed many core value training and has written many books in this area. He is a certified Presenter and Financial Planner.
He was a member of the Akwa Ibom Investment and Industrial Promotion Council (AKIIPOC), where He chaired the privatization committee.
He has been on many boards of companies in Nigeria and was the Chairman of Akwa Savings and Loans Limited [Mortgage Bankers] Ltd and a Director at Ibom Power Company Limited.
He is presently on the board of Anchor Insurance Company Limited as Chairman, of Ibom Hotels & Golf Resort, Ibom Fadama Microfinance Bank, Omega Butler Marginal Field Ltd, and Akwa Savings and Loans Ltd.
Imo-Abasi is a holder of Bsc Management Studies (First Class) Honours and a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
He is a member of many professional bodies and has attended many courses locally and internationally.