Published on : Friday, March 27, 2020
Ikeja Hotels Plc recently appointed Mr. Theophilus Eniola Netufo as the Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company. The Board of Directors of the company came together to announce the latest appointment. The announcement arrived after the approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) came into effect on March 23rd 2020.
On Thursday, the appointment was officially sent by the company to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). It was signed by Chisom Umeofia on behalf of Punuka Nominees Ltd, who acts as the Company Secretary.
With experience in accounting, auditing, taxation, and general management services in Nigeria spanning three decades, Netufo brings a vast amount of knowledge and skill. He is also a certified chartered accountant. Netufo’s relationship with the Ikeja Group was already well-established. He has the experience of working as the Chief Finance Officer of Ikeja Hotel Group and more recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Ikeja Hotel Plc.
He earned his fellowship from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN). He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a fellow of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants. In addition, he is an active member of the Institute of Directors (IOD).
Theophilus Eniola Netufo began his career as an audit trainee and moved on to become the audit senior with S.S. Akemikhe and Co (Chartered Accountants). He served as a financial accountant and later as an account manager with S.C. Johnson Wax Nigeria Ltd. He was also the financial analysis manager at Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited (Africa Division Officer).
His wide experience and immense knowledge will surely take Ikeja Hotels Plc to a new and better height.