Real estate company appoints new members to its board of directors
Real estate company Purple has announced changes to its board of directors, following the retirement of Mr. Olutola Mobolurin as chairman and independent director of the board.
A statement from the company said the board had therefore appointed Ms. Jumoke Akinwunmi as interim chair effective January 1, 2022, continuing her role as an independent director.
The release adds that Ms. Olajumoke Akinwunmi has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry as an architect, investment and development manager.
She is co-founder of Alitheia Capital Limited, a Nigeria-based investment advisory and management firm.
In addition, Mrs. Fiona Ahimie has also been appointed to Purple’s Board of Directors. Ahimie is the current Managing Director of FBNQuest Securities Limited, a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Holding Plc.
Ms. Seyi Sowale has held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Purple. She remains on Purple’s board and has now been reassigned as executive director of finance, strategy and advertising.
The CEO of Purple and its subsidiaries, Olaide Agboola, said the Purple board was delighted to have the highly qualified and respected staff led by Akinwunmi.
The CEO said the Chairman and other members of Purple’s Board of Directors will lead the organization into a greater period of growth.
The other board members are Mr. Muhtar Bakare; Mr. (Pharm) Nnamdi Obi; Professor Hilary Onyiuke; Mr. Adedoyin Afun; Mr. Olatunbosun Omoniyi; and the Deputy Director General, Mr. Obinna Onunkwo.
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