Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, which recently announced a strategic change of guard at the topmost echelon of its Board of Directors, has formally unveiled its new Chairman, Mutiu Sunmonu.
Sunmonu’s appointment as new Chairman of the company took effect from April 1, 2016.
At the change-of-baton event, which held at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, the out-going Chairman, AVM (Dr.) Nurudeen Imam (CFR) who had served on the Board of the company for more than sixteen years thanked the company for the opportunity given to him to serve.
In his speech, Imam said that on the Board, he felt “significantly fulfilled to have worked with one of the finest corporate teams any Director or Chairman could wish to work with”.
He stated that in his considerable military, administrative and business management experience, “I can assure you that nothing brightens the heart of a retiring officer than the knowledge that he has a worthy, competent, capable and ready-to-step-up successor. I believe that in my successor, our company is in capable and safe hands”.
He described Sunmonu as, “an energetic member of a younger generation whose trajectory looks good and set to improve upon the achievements of generations of past leadership of (the) Company”.
According to him, the new chairman represents a bold new hope and worthy new leadership for Julius Berger.
Also speaking at the event, the Acting MD of Julius Berger, George Marks celebrated the accomplishments of the former chairman whom he fondly calls Nura.