FOUR EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN TAKE THE LEAD AT TRANSCORP PLC
These four women were appointed by Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp). Transcorp is Nigeria’s leading listed industrial holding company.
The women include Owen Omogiafo, Dupe Olusola, Helen Iwuchukwu, and Okaima Ohizua
Owen Omogiafo was appointed as President/GCEO of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, with effect from March 25, 2020. She succeeds Valentine Ozigbo, who is retiring to pursue a career in public service, having served Transcorp for close to a decade.
“What I found is everything you do in life prepares you for the next step.”–Olusola Modupe. Dupe was also appointed as the MD/CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, effective from March 25, 2020. She is currently the Group Head, Marketing at United Bank for Africa Plc. She has over 21 years of corporate experience including MD/CEO of Teragro Juice Concentrate Plant. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Leicester and a Masters in Development Economics from the University of Kent.
The Board of Transcorp Hotels Plc approved the appointment of Helen Iwuchukwuas an Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer of the company. She is currently the Group Company Secretary of Transcorp Plc. She holds an LL. B. (Hons) degree in Law and was enrolled as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1993 (BL Hons) and holds a Master of Laws degree (LL. M.) from Middlesex University Business School, London.
The Board of Transcorp Power Ltd also approved the appointment of Okaima Ohizua as Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer of Transcorp Power Ltd. She is currently Executive Director, Customer Services at Transcorp Hotels Plc. She has over 25 years of working experience and has been key to the continued service transformation at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, since joining the Board and Management in 2013.