The Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc has appointed two new non-Executive Directors to manage the running of the company.
Laila Jean St. Matthew-Daniel and Dr. Bukola Bello Jaiyesimi were appointed to replace Barr. Chike Ogeah and Mr. Ariyo Olutoye who resigned their appointments in January, 2022.
A statement by Mrs. Vanessa Uansohia, the Manager, Corporate Communications, SAHCO said that the appointments were announced during the company’s recently held 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos.
Uansohia stated that with this new appointments, SAHCO has once again demonstrated its commitment in building a diversified board, management team and staff with expertise that spans industry circles to cater for its growing list of clientele.
The statement hinted that Laila Jean St. Matthew-Daniel started her schooling at Our Lady of Apostles in Lagos. She went on to St Louis Grammar School, Ibadan, for her “O” Levels, and then Queens College, for her ‘A’ Levels, before going to the United Kingdom (UK) for graduate studies at the Cripplegate Institute/London Guildhall University.
She began her career in the corporate world in the UK, and later in Nigeria, before taking the entrepreneurial step in 1983, by opening one of the first indigenous Furniture Manufacturing Company, during the 1980’s as a result of Government’s ban on the importation of furniture.
As one of the premier female furniture manufacturers in the early ’80’s to early ’90’s, she initialised private training programmes for artisans in the furniture industry to boost Governments’ National Directorate of Employment’s empowerment efforts, and pioneered seminars for public enlightenment on relationship between stress and furniture ergonomics apart from winning various awards for unique designs.
She coordinated interior fix-outs from conceptualisation, implementation, FF&E & execution of residential, Corporate & hotel projects and has won various awards for unique designs.
Also, Dr. Bukola Bello Jaiyesimi Is an avowed Pan-Africanist, lobbyist, developmental and legacy strategist with a passion for mankind and institutional development.