Sifax Group, a conglomerate with investments in maritime, aviation, logistics, oil and gas, financial services and hospitality, has appointed Jesuyemisi Odeyemi as its Group Head, Legal Services/Company Secretary.
A statement issued in Lagos and made available to Maritime Bits, said she will be responsible for all legal matters within the group besides serving as the Company Secretary for all its subsidiaries.
An astute legal and finance executive with a strong background in corporate governance, strategic management and customer experience, Odeyemi is a graduate of the University of Ado Ekiti where she bagged a Bachelor of Law degree before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus.
According to the statement which was signed by the Group Head, Corporate Communications,Mr. Muyiwa Akande she began her work experience as an associate counsel with both A. Nwuke and Associates and Ajose Adeogun and Associates. She pivoted into banking as Customer Service/Teller Team Lead at Wema Bank Plc in 2008. She rose to become the Business Service Manager at the bank before moving to Rhodium and Lambert Consulting as Service Quality Manager.
In 2021, Odeyemi joined Adron Homes and Properties Limited as the Group Company Secretary/Director of Company and Public Affairs where she provided full advisory services on corporate governance and legal matters.
She is a member of many professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.
Speaking on the appointment, Chairman, Sifax Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi said the appointment reflects the company’s commitment to its vision of driving business growth and delivering excellent services to the satisfaction of its clientele through the deployment of best talents.