Berger Paints Nigeria Plc has appointed Mr Adeyemi Adetomiwa as its Acting Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, following the retirement of its former MD, Mr Anjan Sircar.
Adetomiwa’s appointment took effect from January 4, 2022, according to a statement by the Company Secretary, Ayokunle Ayoko.
Part of the statement read: “This is to inform the Nigerian Exchange, all stakeholders and by extension, the general public, that the MD/CEO of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc, Mr Anjan Sircar, will be retiring from the board in line with the company’s retirement policy and on completion of his three-year tenure as Managing Director/CEO.
“The board remains grateful to Mr Sircar for his services and dedication to the company for the entirety of his tenure. Consequently, in line with BPN’s robust succession planning policy, Mr Adeyemi Adetomiwa, the Chief Operating Officer, will be replacing Mr Sircar as acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer effective January 4, 2022.”
The statement said before joining Berger Paints in 2019 as COO, Adetomiwa worked in CAP Plc as an assistant production manager in 2001 and served in various capacities including process support manager, planning manager, and plant manager.
It said between 2011 and 2018, he also served as the acting technical operations manager; quality assurance manager; and health, safety, environment, and quality manager.
The company said, “Adetomiwa brings on board almost three decades of management experience in the manufacturing industry.