UAC of Nigeria Plc (UAC) has announced the appointment of Mr. Bolaji Odunsi as a Non-Executive Director of the company.

Mr. Odunsi replaces Mrs. Olufunke Ighodaro who recently resigned from the Board to take up an executive role in South Africa.

Mr. Odunsi, a financier, has over 25 years of international investment experience in a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, security, oil and gas and distribution. He has significant board level experience in Europe and the US, with a focus on implementing transformational change encompassing systems and controls, team enhancement, financial and regulatory reporting and business analysis to drive value creation.

He was a co-founder of Stirling Square Capital Partners, a leading mid-market European private equity firm and a partner in Compass Partners and BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners, he worked as a member of the M&A team at Enskilda Securities in London. His prior experiences include stints at Touche Ross & Co and the engineering consultancy firm of Mott, Hay & Anderson.

Mr. Odunsi is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a diploma in Philosophy from the University of London.