Diamond Bank Plc appoints of Mrs. Ifueko Marina Omoigui as an independent Director
August 9, 2012
Diamond Bank Plc has notified The Exchange of the appointment of Mrs. Ifueko Marina Omoigui Okauru as an independent Director. Her appointment was approved by Board of Directors of Diamond Bank Plc at its meeting held on Thursday, July 26th, 2012.
Mrs. Ifueko Marina Omoigui Okauru, MFR is the immediate past Executive Chairman of the FIRS between May 2004 and April 2012; Chairman of the Joint Tax Board (JTB) comprising representatives of all taxing tiers of Government in Nigeria. She attended University of Lagos and graduated with a first class degree in Accounting. She attended also the prestigious Imperial College, London, United Kingdom on a Commonwealth scholarship and holds its Master of Science/Diploma of Imperial College Degree in Management Science. A prize winner in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) professional examinations, Ifueko is a Fellow of ICAN and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
From July 1996 to April 2004, Ifueko founded ReStral Ltd. (a Leadership and Management Services Company) and built the organization up from a zero base to a company par excellence. From December 1983 to March 1996, Ifueko worked across the broad spectrum of Audit, Tax and Consulting work in the firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. (now split into two firms – KPMG Professional Services and Accenture). She led the firm’s successful strategy consulting practice before her exit in 1996.
She is currently the Managing Partner of Compliance Professionals Plc – supporting individuals and organisations to ensure compliance with rules and regulations. She is also a part time member of the United Nations (UN) Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of DAGOMO Foundation Nigeria (Limited by Guarantee), a family based Non-Governmental Organisation geared to community development.
She has received numerous awards in recognition of services rendered to Nigeria. Among other awards received include; Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland (2000), MON, (2000), MFR (2006) etc.