By Anthony Nwachukwu
Indigenous conglomerate, SIFAX Group, has appointed Jesuyemisi Odeyemi as its new Group Head, Legal Services/Company Secretary, responsible for all legal matters within the company, and as secretary for all its subsidiaries.
Announcing the appointment in a statement, the Group Head, Corporate Communications, Muyiwa Akande, described Odeyemi as “an astute legal and finance executive, with a strong background in corporate governance, strategic management and customer experience.”
A graduate of the University of Ado Ekiti, where she bagged a Bachelor of Law, she began work as an associate counsel with both A. Nwuke & Associates and Ajose Adeogun & Associates.
She later went into banking as customer service/teller team lead at Wema Bank Plc in 2008, and rose to the position of business service manager before moving to Rhodium & Lambert Consulting as service quality manager.
In 2021, Odeyemi joined Adron Homes & Properties Limited as group company secretary/director of company & public affairs, where she provided full advisory services on corporate governance and legal matters.
She is a member of many professional bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators, and Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria.
Speaking on her appointment, the Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, said it reflects the company’s commitment to its vision of driving business growth and delivering excellent services to the satisfaction of its clientele through the deployment of best talents.
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