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Catherine Nwosu Appointed First Female CEO of Africa Prudential PLC

Drawing from her extensive capital market experience, Catherine Nwosu's appointment as Africa Prudential's first female CEO signals a bold step towards inclusivity

Women's Tabloid News Desk
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Africa Prudential PLC, a trailblazer in the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group), has ushered in a new era with the appointment of Catherine Nwosu as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2024. This historic appointment marks a significant milestone as Nwosu becomes the first female CEO in the esteemed history of Africa Prudential PLC.

With a distinguished career in the capital markets sector, Catherine Nwosu brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role. Having been associated with Africa Prudential PLC since its inception in 2006, Nwosu has showcased exemplary leadership qualities and a profound understanding of the company’s operations.

A proud alumna of the Lagos Business School, Nwosu’s credentials include being a Fellow and Vice President of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars, along with being a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Her journey with Africa Prudential PLC exemplifies dedication, excellence, and a relentless pursuit of success.

The appointment of Catherine Nwosu underscores Africa Prudential PLC’s unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, and sustainability in corporate leadership. Eniola Fadyomi, the Chairman of the Board, expressed confidence in Nwosu’s ability to lead the company into a future marked by innovation and premium service delivery.

Reflecting on Nwosu’s appointment, Chairman Eniola Fadyomi remarked, “With Catherine at the helm of the business, we have no doubt in the future of the business. Africa Prudential’s legacy and patent for innovation and premium service delivery is not foreign to Catherine who is a talented professional and a friend of the business.”

The transition also pays tribute to the remarkable contributions of the outgoing Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Obong Idiong. The Board extends heartfelt gratitude to Idiong for his dedication and leadership, which have been instrumental in driving the company’s growth and success.

Catherine Nwosu’s ascent to the role of CEO symbolizes not only her outstanding qualifications but also the progressive vision of Africa Prudential PLC. Her appointment serves as a beacon of inspiration for women across the corporate landscape, highlighting the limitless possibilities for leadership and achievement.

In her new capacity, Nwosu is poised to lead Africa Prudential PLC towards new heights of excellence, sustainability, and growth. Her leadership promises to reinforce the company’s commitment to innovation while adapting a culture of inclusivity and diversity within its ranks.

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