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Ambrosie Bryant Orjiako steps down as chairman of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals

Christopher Oshiafi appointed as new chairman following A.B.C. Orjiako's retirement; Neimeth strengthens board with key additions Henrietta Orjiako and Eric Okoruwa

by Oluwatosin Racheal Alabi
ABC Orjiako

Key Points:

  • Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals announces the retirement of Chairman A.B.C. Orjiako and the appointment of Christopher Oshiafi as the new chairman, effective June 20, 2024.
  • The board also welcomes new non-executive directors Henrietta Orjiako and Eric Okoruwa, enhancing the company’s governance and strategic oversight.
  • The company expresses gratitude for the significant contributions of retiring members A.B.C. Orjiako and Thomas Osobu.

Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals has officially announced significant changes to its board of directors, marking a pivotal moment in the company’s history. The retirement of its long-serving chairman, A.B.C. Orjiako, is set for June 20, 2024. Christopher Oshiafi will step into the role of Chairman, bringing fresh leadership to the pharmaceutical company.

A.B.C. Orjiako, who first joined the board in February 2004 as a non-executive director, became chairman in February 2005. He has played a crucial role in guiding Neimeth through periods of growth and transformation. Additionally, Thomas Osobu, a board member since December 2011, will also retire. The company acknowledges their invaluable efforts in advancing Neimeth’s position in the pharmaceutical industry.

Introducing New Board Members

In addition to leadership changes, Neimeth is strengthening its board with the appointment of Henrietta Orjiako and Eric Okoruwa as non-executive directors. Henrietta brings a diverse background with 19 years of experience in sectors including real estate, oil & gas, and philanthropy. She holds two master’s degrees and is a certified Life and Organizational Transform Coach.

Eric Okoruwa, with more than 20 years in investment banking and financial advisory, has played a pivotal role in raising substantial capital across various sectors.

Outlook and Future Plans

These appointments are part of Neimeth’s ongoing strategy to enhance its governance and ensure continued growth and innovation within the pharmaceutical sector. The new leadership is expected to drive forward the company’s mission of delivering exceptional healthcare solutions.

As Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals embarks on this new chapter, the contributions of A.B.C. Orjiako and Thomas Osobu will undoubtedly leave a lasting legacy. Simultaneously, the new leadership aims to maintain and expand the company’s market influence and operational excellence.

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