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Dangote appoints independent non-executive director

By News Express on 16/06/2016

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Dangote Cement Plc. (DANGCEM-NL), Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Dorothy Udeme Ufot, SAN, as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mrs. Ufot is one of Nigeria’s most experienced legal practitioners. She has more than 26 years experience in commercial litigation at trial and appellate levels, having been admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1989 and then admitted to the Inner Bar as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in April 2009. She also qualified as a Chartered Arbitrator at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, in 2003.

Mrs. Ufot is an internationally recognised expert in commercial dispute arbitration, particularly in the area of international arbitration, and was appointed member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration, Paris, in 2006. She later became one of eight Global Vice-Presidents of the ICC Commission on Arbitration, in 2014. Mrs. Ufot was appointed to the Council of the ICC Institute of World Business Law by the Global Chairman of ICC, Mr. Harold (Terry) McGraw, in Paris on 22nd April 2016. The ICC Institute of World Business Law draws together the finest legal minds to strengthen the links between international businesses and the legal profession.

Mrs. Ufot has been a member of the council of the Legal Practice Division (LPD) of the International Bar Association (IBA), from 2006 to 2010, and is currently serving her second term as a member of the Nominations Committee of the IBA. She has also served as Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA and has authored numerous publications on the subject of international arbitration.

Notable posts she has held include being a member of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Chair of its Rules and Adjudication Committee. Mrs. Ufot has served as a Non-Executive Director of several well-known companies including: Chevron Oil, MRS Oil, Nigeria, and SO&U Ltd, a leading advertising and media relations company.

Mrs. Ufot is the Managing Partner of Dorothy Ufot & Co, a firm of legal practitioners and Arbitrators, which she founded in 1994.

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON, Founder and Chairman of Dangote Cement said: “I am proud that Dorothy Ufot, SAN, has become the first woman to serve on Dangote Cement’s Board. She brings formidable legal skills and business insights that will strongly enhance the Company’s governance. Her appointment represents a positive step forward in our goal to improve the diversity and functioning of our Board.”

•Photo shows Mrs. Dorothy Udeme Ufot, SAN.

 

Source News Express

Posted 16/06/2016 05:53:36 AM

 

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