Flour Mills of Nigeria taps Jumia Nigeria CEO as new board member

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s leading integrated food business and agro-allied group, Flour mills of Nigeria Plc has appointed Juliet Anammah to the board of Directors.

With the appointment, Flour Mills is tapping into Juliet’s over twenty-eight years of professional experience in the consumer goods industry, sales and marketing, management consulting and E –commerce.

She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, a position she undertook in 2015 and oversaw Jumia’s transition from online retail to a marketplace, reports Naira Metrics.

Speaking about the appointment, Mr John Coumantaros, Chairman of the Board says the appointment is of tremendous value to FMN, as it will help to position the group to take advantage of the changing consumer landscape in the foods and agro-allied sectors.

“I am truly excited to welcome Juliet to the Board of Directors. Her over 28 years of executive leadership experience in business consulting and e-commerce in Africa will be of tremendous value to FMN, as we continue to position the group to take advantage of the changing consumer landscape in the foods and agro-allied sectors,” Coumantaros said.

Coumantaros emphasized that the appointment represents the Boards’ determination to ensure a diverse mix of skills and viewpoints on the FMN Board in a bid to fulfil the purpose of feeding the nation every day.

Juliet started her career with Sanofi Aventis in 1991 and worked in key sales/marketing capacities until 1999, when she joined Accenture’s Strategy service line as a senior consultant.

In 2004 she launched Accenture’s Products Operating Group which covers Accenture’s consulting services for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Retail and Transport Industries in West Africa. Juliet became a Partner in Accenture in 2013.

Juliet Anammah is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, a position she undertook in 2015.

Recently, Flour Mills also made another addition to its board with the appointment of Mr Omoboyede Oyebolanle Olusanya, which was effective since 29 July 2020.

Mr Olusanya, joined Flour Mills as the Group Chief Operating Officer in January 2020.

Before joining Flour Mill, he had served in similar leadership positions including Chief Business Transformation Officer at Dangote Group, where he spearheaded the transformation of the group.

He has also served as the MD/CEO of Emerging Market Telecommunications Service otherwise known as 9Mobile.

He currently serves on the board of directors of Axxela, Starsight and OVH Energy.

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