LASACO Board approves Maria Phillips as new Chairman

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By Kayode Tokede

The management of Lasaco Assurance Plc has announced the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Maria Olateju Phillips as the company’s new Chairman.

The Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Gertrude Olutekunbi, “We wish to inform our esteemed Shareholders and the General Public that at Lasaco’s Board of Directors’ meeting held on Wednesday, the Board approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Maria Phillips as the new Chairman.

“Chief (Mrs.) Teju Phillips is a successful Chartered Accountant who holds an ACCA from England and Wales. She speaks Yoruba, English and French fluently.

“She is a former Director in Keystone Bank; former Director, Lagos State Lottery Board; Honorable Commissioner For Special Duties & Inter-Governmental Relations in Lagos State; she was also the Managing Director of Alma Beach Estate Ltd (a subsidiary of Rims Merchant Bank Ltd); Managing Director, Maridot Ventures Ltd.

“She is a renowned Management / Financial Consultant to many companies and was at a time, the Divisional Commercial Manager of Property division of the United African Company (UAC) of Nig. Plc.

“She brings her wealth of experience and exposure to the Board and Company.”