Professor of Information Systems, Olayinka David-West has been appointed Associate Dean of Lagos Business School.
The appointment was approved on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 by the University Management Council (UMC) of the Pan-Atlantic University; and is preceded by the appointment of Professor of Strategic Management, Chris Ogbechie as the School’s new Dean.
In her new role as Associate Dean, David-West who is a member of the LBS Management Board and Team Lead at the Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Financial Services (SIDFS), will now be responsible for Faculty, Research, MBA programmes, DBA programme, Learning Innovation, Accreditations and Rankings.
With over two decades of experience in the information technology and systems industry, David-West combines her teaching and research interests with industry consulting engagements in the areas of strategic IS planning, IT personnel selection, IT assessment & review/due diligence, e-business, business planning, software selection & management, systems implementation, project & change management, business process improvement and systems design.
She holds a doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Manchester Business School; an MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design from City University, London; and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Lagos.
In addition to David-West’s appointment, LBS also announced that its Director of Finance and Administration, Charles Ivenso will now hold the position of Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for all the operations and support units at the School. Ivenso, a finance and management professional with over 25 years’ experience spanning industries such as banking, mining and oil and gas, is also a member of the LBS Management Board.
The Alumni Relations Director, Henry Andoh, will now also serve on the School’s Management Board. Andoh has functioned in various capacities including as Director of Executive Education.
Lagos Business School is committed to developing responsible leaders, solving Africa’s business problems.