The management of NCR PLC has announced the appointment of Matthew Akinlade as an independent director on the board of the company.
In a statement signed on behalf of the company by Olufunke Hussain, the company said the board ”unanimously approved the appointment of Mr. Matthew Akinlade FCA, FCMA as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.
The statement said Mr. Matthew Akinlade is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of London and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He was born in the year 1950. After his secondary school education, he studied for the Professional Examinations of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London which he completed in May 1979 and was admitted to membership in 1980. He was also admitted to membership of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 1982. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
He also attended the Advanced Management Programme of Lagos Business School in 1994, International Graduate School of Management (IESE) Barcelona among other management courses in Nigeria and abroad in the course of his working career which spanned over 30 years. He has worked in various accounting positions at PZ Industries Plc, Record Manufacturers of Nigeria Ltd, Nigerian Soft Drinks Company Limited and finally at Carnaud Metalbox Nigeria Plc (Now Nampak Nigeria Plc) where he retired as Finance Director in 2003. He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Nampak. He was also on the Board of Creseada International Limited between August 2013 and March 2015.
The Board of NCR (Nigeria) Plc is confident that his wealth of experience will be a great addition to the existing mix on the Board.