The new management of Konga has announced the appointment of Olusiji Ijogun as its chairman with effect from April 1, 2018.
Konga, which was recently acquired by Zinox Technologies, said the move was part of the strategy aimed at repositioning the eCommerce firm.
The company described Ijogun as a seasoned and widely experienced technocrat with over three decades of top-notch performance in finance and management, in a statement on Monday.
According to the statement, Ijogun’s experience he has brought to bear on the fortunes of a number of thriving businesses across various sectors.
It read in part, “His sterling career has seen him hold several top positions including Senior Group Manager, Unilever; Audit Divisional Managing Director, UAC Foods; Group Finance Director, UAC of Nigeria Plc; and Commercial Director, Lever Egypt. He was appointed to the Board of Honeywell Group where he positioned the group in the foods sector of the fast moving consumer goods segment.
“Mr. Ijogun holds a B.Sc (Hons.) from the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Lagos. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants UK and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He currently serves as the chairman of Ackmen Nigeria Limited and CEO of Innodel Consulting.”
The management of Konga expressed the belief that his wealth of experience across several brands and sectors would be handy in positioning the company on a path of sound corporate governance and a greater share of the e-commerce market in Nigeria and beyond.