Lagos Business School has set up a new Advisory Board comprising a mix of renowned business leaders of indigenous and multinational companies operating in Nigeria.
The new board held its inaugural meeting at LBS today, and its membership reflects the School’s international outlook.
The new Board comprises: Mr Acha Leke, Director, Mckinsey and Company; Mrs Adepeju Adebajo, CEO, Cement of Lafarge Africa plc; Mr Andrew Alli, CEO, Africa Finance Corporation; Mr Chidi Okoro, GM, Suntory Beverage and Food Nigeria Ltd; Mr Dharnesh Harnesh Gordhon, MD/CEO, Nestlé Nigeria plc; Dr Enase Okonedo, Dean, LBS; Prof. Juan Elegido, Vice Chancellor, Pan-Atlantic University; Mr Lazarus A. Angbazo, President & CEO, GE Nigeria; Mr Nicolaas A. Vervelde, MD/CEO, Nigerian Breweries plc; Mrs Omobola Johnson, Partner, TLcom Capital and Mr Victor A. Banjo; Director General/CEO, Institute of Directors Nigeria.
The LBS Advisory Board was established to create a mechanism for receiving information on the effectiveness of LBS, as well as advising on future direction to make the School one of the best providers of management education in emerging markets. Members of the Board serve a two-year renewable term.
The constitution of the new Board ties in with LBS’ focus on making its programmes locally relevant but internationally competitive.