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Brooks and Blake appoints Onajide board chairman

Leading perception and marketing communications consulting firm, Brooks and Blake, has appointed Miss Olufunmilayo Onajide, as the chairman of the board of directors.

The appointment is part of reforms to consolidate the company’s growth plan and achievement over the past 10 years.

The Principal Partner, Brooks and Blake, Mr Sola Fijabi, who spoke on the development, expressed confidence in the appointment,  stating that Onajide possessed an incredible and diverse record of accomplishment in senior leadership roles.

In a statement made available to Business Hilights, the firm averred that “We strongly believe that she will provide the required leadership and direction to take Brooks and Blake to its next growth phase.”

It would be recalled that Onajide served as a director at Brooks and Blake for three years and had brought her 30 years corporate experience to bear on its board.

She also sits on the board of a number of other companies including Union Capital Markets Limited and advisory board of the Bridge International Academies, Nigeria, an arm of the social enterprise targeted at low fee private education in Africa and India.

The company further noted that “Onajide earned degrees in politics and economics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and LLB from the University of Wales, Cardiff.

While adding that “She was called to the Nigerian bar in 1989,” the statement disclosed that her experience over the years spanned senior management positions in core banking, corporate communications and reputation management.