EXECUTIVE Chairman of A G Leventis, Nigeria, Plc, a Chief Joseph Babatunde Oke, has been appointed the new Chairman of Beta Glass PLC with three other new Non-Executive Directors.
Chief Oke, a Mechanical/Refrigeration Engineer and Business Administrator, holds several Board appointments as Chairman and Non_Executive Director.
He is a fellow of many professional associations among which are the British/Nigerian Institute of Directors and the Chartered British Institute of Management. Oke took over from Chief C O Ogunbanjo, CON who retired recently from the Board.
The three newly appointed Non-Executive Directors are Chief Christopher Avielele, Messrs. Abimbola Ogunbanjo and John Mastroudes
Chief Avielele who holds an MBA Degree of the University of Lagos, had previous education at the University of Salford United Kingdom where he majored in Business Administration.
A Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Chairman Glass Manufacturing Association, an arm of Manufacturing Association of Nigeria.
Chief Avielele was a one_time General Manager of Beta Glass Plc, Ughelli Plant and Group Human Resources Director of Frigoglass Industries (Nigeria) Limited.
For Mr. Ogunbanjo, he is an Economist and a Lawyer and the Managing Partner of Chris Ogunbanjo & Co (Solicitors) has a vast knowledge of and experience in the areas of Corporate Commercial and Admiralty Law.
He has, over the years, garnered considerable corporate finance experience and has a brilliant understanding of legal issues in his preferred areas of practice.
Mr. Ogunbanjo is a Director of many other companies with memberships also of many national and international professional bodies.
Mr. Mastroudes holds a Master of Arts Degree (Marketing).
He was the Managing Director of Carpet Royal Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of A G Leventis (Nigeria) Plc; and General Manager of the defunct Leventis United Football Club for over ten years.
He took an early retirement from the Leventis Group to join Flour Mills as Executive Director of Golden Fertilizer Limited. He is currently an Executive Director of Lagos Free Trade Zone and Viva Methanol.