day of November, 2013
UNIL announces the appointment of the following Directors to the Board:-
i Mr. Luc Oliver Marquet
ii Mr. Moses Bamidele Amao
iii Mr. Clarence Derrick Lomotey Nartey
1 Mr. Luc Oliver Marquet has been appointed as the new Vice President for Unilever West Africa and Vice Chairman for the Board of Unilever Ghana Limited with effect from 1st July, 2013. Mr. Marquet will be based in Ghana.
Mr. Marquet has twenty three (23) years’ experience in the FMCG industry most of which was spend in developing and emerging markets. He was until most recently the President and Management Director of L’Oréal in Philippines where he has significantly contributed to the growth of L’Oréal coupled with significant market share gain. He comes with extensive expertise in sales, marketing and operations.
2 Mr. Moses Bamidele Amao, replaces Mr. Akofa Ata as the new Customer Development Director for Unilever Ghana with effect from 30th October, 2013.
Mr. Amao joins Unilever from British American Tobacco where he was the Trade Development Manager for the West African markets responsible for the development and implementation of trade marketing distribution best practices across twenty (20) West African markets including Route-to-Market set-up, distributor set-up, Optimization of margins and other Key Performance Indicators as well as processes definition and implementation.
Previously, Mr. Amao headed British American Tobacco in Ghana as Country Manager. He has also held various positions in Customer and as Head of Brand Building and Marketing Skills Development within the same organization.
Mr. Amao who is fluent in French brings a rich diversity of experience in Ghana and the West Africa Region and will be a valuable addition to the Unilever West Africa leadership team.
3 Mr. Clarence Derrick Lomotey Nartey replaces Ms. Maide E. Arkutu as the new Brand Branding Director for Unilever Ghana with effect from 20th October, 2013.
In an international career spanning thirteen (13) years, Mr. Nartey has successfully worked in developing and emerging markets including Ghana, South Africa, Turkey and Singapore.
He has played multiple roles in Marketing, Brand/Snr Brand Manager (Unilever Ghana), Snr Brand Development Manager (Regional Hair Category, Istanbul), Marketing Manager for Personal Care (Ghana) across Branding Building and Brand Development functions have provided strong depth in his core function.
In his most recent role as Marketing Operation Manager for Africa, Mr. Nartey has been key in helping to drive focus and action towards delivering competitive.
Mr. Nartey has a BA (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Kent at Canterbury.
4 UNIL also announces that Mr. Sampson Aaron Dontoh has resigned from the board effective 30th October, 2013.
Issued in Accra, this 14th