Chief (Dr) A. C. Okafor, OON
Group Executive Chairman
Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration (FICA), Nigerian Institute of Sales Management (FNISM) and Nigeria Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE). Previously President of Nnewi Chamber of Commerce; Patron of Nigeria-South African Chamber of Commerce. Currently Patron of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria. Recipient of the African International Award of Merit and the Paul Harris Award by Rotary Club International. Conferred the national honour of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) by the Federal Government of Nigeria
Group Managing Director
Mr. Adike is a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administrators – FICA, holds an MSc in Economics, an MBA in Management and a BSc in Engineering. He has attended numerous functional and strategic courses locally and internationally covering: Capital Market Operations, Development & Regulations, International Financial Market Operators, Multilateral Agencies, Money Market Operations, Advanced Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management and Basel 2, Advanced Credit Analysis, Treasury Management, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Finance, and Investment.
Deputy Group Managing Director
Prior to joining Chicason Group of companies, he had worked in Powerhouse Promotion, Reading, United Kingdom and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) in different capacities. He has experience in managing communications, manufacturing, marketing, operations and services and has first-hand experience with building successful business start-ups.
Chief Financial Officer/ Group ED Finance
An Alumnus of Manchester Business School, Mr. K. C. Chigbo also holds a Masters Degree (MBA) in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and also a Higher National Diploma from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, as well as a Fellowship of the Direct Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (DIMN).
Engr. (Mrs.) Philippa Ulasi
Executive Director (Controls & Compliance)
Executive Director (Mining & Special Projects)
He holds a bachelor’s degree “B.SC” Finance, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Masters’ in Business Administration” MBA”, Federal University of Technology, Akure and Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria CIBN, (FCIB). For executive education, he is an alumnus of Lagos Business School “Pan Atlantic University”; Institute of Management Development “IMD”, Lausanne, Switzerland; Harvard business School, Boston MA, USA; Member of the Institute of Risk Management “IRM” UK etc.
Executive Director, Human Capital Management and Services
Before her appointment as the Executive Director of Human Capital Management & Services for Chicason Group of Companies, she had held various top leadership positions in several organizations. She has received many local and international awards and recognitions such as Top 501 Most Fabulous Global HR Leader, Career Influencer Awards, and Global HR Champions Award.
She is a fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Credit Administrators, Charted fellow CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel Development), Certified Hay Evaluator, SHL accredited Assessor and design, Hofstede Insights Certified Culture Consultant, Member Institute of Directors (IOD) amongst others.
She has over 25 years of Corporate Services experience spanning diverse sectors. As Executive Director, Human Capital Management & Services, she is responsible for end -to end people Management, Culture, Process, Technology, Services, and Leadership Development reporting directly to The Group Managing Director.