At the October edition of the Nigeria South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) Event held on the 18th of October 2018 at Eko Hotels and Suites, V.I, Lagos, Phillips Consulting underwent a brand refresh and unveiled a new logo and positioning that support its vision to be the leading firm for transformation, technology and outsourcing in Africa.
The Chairman of the Phillips Consulting Group, Mr. Foluso Phillips, presented to the business community the new Managing Director of the Firm, Mr. Robert Taiwo, who has been overseeing its affairs since the beginning of the year. Mr. Taiwo is a qualified lawyer with an MBA in Strategy and Change Management from Warwick Business School. He started his career in Investment Banking, spending 7 years at Commerzbank AG in the City of London. Thereafter, Mr. Taiwo moved to Capgemini Consulting, London, to help build their Financial Services business. As a consultant, he led numerous high-profile assignments of FTSE 100 companies, leading multinationals and The British Government. Mr Taiwo has also consulted for HSBC, Bank of Ireland, British Petroleum, SAB Miller, British American Tobacco, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, Department for Works & Pension, The UK Cabinet Office, The Lagos State Government, The Commonwealth Secretariat, Diageo (Guinness, Nigeria) amongst others.
Commenting on the brand refresh, Managing Director, Mr. Robert Taiwo said:
“Our new brand is a representation of who we are and where we are headed. It presents the human face of consulting and how we work collaboratively to support our clients in transforming possibilities. How we take them on a journey to deliver tailored solutions in a personal, impactful and sustainable way. With a clear focus on implementation and results.
To be frank, Phillips consulting is designed to deliver beyond the report and this is pretty unique in the consulting business.”
The 6th edition of the Nigeria South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) breakfast event, chaired by Mr Phillips, was sponsored by Phillips Consulting. The NSACC is a forum for the encouragement of the Nigeria/South Africa bilateral trade and industry. Though, acting like a normal bilateral chamber of commerce, NSACC retains its status of a private organization limited by guarantee.
The event was also attended by some of Phillips Consulting’s top management, including, Associate Partner, Dele Phillips, Senior Partner, Strategy and Operations Transformation, Mr. Francis Buamah, Senior Partner, Strategy and Operations Transformation, Senior Partner Mr. Kolawole Olowookere and Senior Partner, People Transformation, Mr. Paul Ayim.
Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, delivered the keynote on the theme: “The True Situation of Electric Power in Nigeria Today and Prospect for the Future. ” Mr. Fashola’s keynote focused on where Nigeria is regarding power and the prospects for the future.
“Power Generation capacity has hit 7,000mw but the distribution companies have captured 5,000mw and there is 2,000mw still untapped. Through the Eligible Customer Regulation Plan, we have engaged some industries who want to access power”.
Other distinguished personalities were, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, Founder and Chairman of Honeywell Group, Oba Otudeko, President of Nigeria America Chamber of Commerce, Chief Olabintan Famutimi.