Unilever Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment Mr. Yaw Nsarkoh as its Managing Director effective 1st January 2014. Until this appointment, he served as Managing Director, Unilever East and Sothern Africa, based in Kenya.
According to a statement from the company, Nsarkoh served as Strategic Assistant to Unilever Executive Member and President of Unilever Asia, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe based in the United Kingdom. He also served at various times as Marketing Director Unilever Ghana, African Regional Brand Manager Laundry Regional Innovation Centre, Unilever South Africa, and Production Manager Unilever Ghana etc.
He has contributed immensely to the growth of Unilever businesses in Ghana, South Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe in his over 20 years career in Unilever.
Mr. Nsarkoh holds an Honors Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College, Henley –on- Thames, United Kingdom.
His areas of expertise and experience include, but are not limited to: Team Leadership and General Management, Marketing and Innovation, Supply Chain and Project Management and Execution, External Networking, Stakeholders’ Management etc.
He is a member of Ghana Institution of Engineers and a Director of Changing Lives Endowment Fund (CLEF) in Ghana etc. He is a regular speaker on business issues, specifically Marketing and Leadership at public fora