Lafarge Africa announces Adepeju Adebajo, Anders Kristiansson directors

04 November 2014

Lafarge Africa Plc appointed Adepeju Adebajo and Anders Kristiansson to its board on 27 October 2014. Adebajo is currently MD WAPCO Operations and she has served as CEO and MD at Mouka Limited. ‘’She was already the CEO, UTC Nigeria Plc, where she successfully turned the business around,’’ the company said.

Adebajo previously headed strategic planning, brand management and product development at United Bank for Africa and has had management consulting and financial analysis experience in the UK.

She holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from Imperial College of Science & Technology, London; a Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from University of London; and an MBA, Harvard University, Boston.

Lafarge Africa said Kristiansson is a Swedish citizen who started his career with Procter & Gamble (P&G) in Scandinavia and thereafter worked for P&G in South Africa. ‘’He has been a global divisional controller for Eaton Automotive working in Europe and North America. Thereafter he returned to Africa to oversee Celtel’s (today Airtel) finance departments across its African operations.

Kristiansson moved to Nigeria in 2008 as group CFO for PZ Cussons Nigeria, managing Finance and IT for PZ’s five Nigerian companies. Prior to joining Lafarge, he was the CFO for NBC/Coca-Cola HBC’s operations in Nigeria.

He holds a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration and Economics from Gothenburg University, Sweden.

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