Oyeyimika Adeboye has become the first woman to be appointed by Cadbury Nigeria Plc as its Managing Director since the establishment of the company over five decades ago.
On Oyeyimika’s appointment, the company said it remains committed to promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
She joins a growing list of top female executives at the helm of affairs in multinational companies with operations in Nigeria. Trained as a chartered accountant, Oyeyimika joined the board of the company in November 2008 as finance and strategy director, West Africa.
Before then, she was the director of finance and chief financial officer of Nigerian Bottling Company Plc. She graduated from the University of Cardiff in 1986 with a B.Sc in Economics
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nigeria, Oyeyimika has a track record in finance, strategy and business administration both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.