Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), one of Nigeria’s leading conglomerates, has appointed Mrs. Owen Omogiafo as an Executive Director with effect from July 1, 2018.
She will in her new role support in driving and delivering on Transcorp’s strategic ambitions as the conglomerate continues to fulfil its special mission of lighting homes, schools, and hospitals in Nigeria, powering the country’s industrialisation process, and hosting local and foreign investors in Transcorp hotels across Nigeria.
Mrs. Omogiafo has a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Benin and an M.Sc. in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics. She brings on board over 18 years’ corporate experience and is currently Chief Operating Officer of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation. She has held senior leadership positions including Director of Resources, at Heirs Holdings, a family owned investment company with a portfolio spanning the power, oil and gas, financial services, hospitality, real estate and healthcare sectors, operating in twenty-three countries worldwide. She has also served as HR advisor to the GMD/CEO at leading pan-African financial services Group, United Bank for Africa (UBA), and as an Organisation & Change Management Consultant at Accenture.
Commenting on Mrs. Omogiafo's appointment, the Chairman, Transcorp Plc, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu CON, stated: “Owen brings on board a unique execution focused mind-set, and an innovative and result oriented discipline. With her strong track record in execution, I remain confident that this well-deserved appointment will further strengthen Transcorp’s core purpose of improving lives across Nigeria”.