Pharmaceuticals company May and Baker appoints Patrick Ajah as Managing Director

NIGERIA – The Board of Directors of May and Baker Nigeria Plc, a manufacturer and distributer pharmaceutical products, has announced the appointment of Mr. Patrick Ajah, as the Managing Director of the company, with effect from 1st January 2021.

This disclosure was made in a notification issued and signed by the Company’s Secretary, Mrs. Adetoun Abiru.

According to the notification, Mr. Ajah would be replacing Mr. Nnamdi Nathan Okafor as the Executive Director and Managing Director of the Company, with effect from 1st December 2020.

The board disclosed that this is according to the resolution passed at the Board Meeting of May & Baker Nigeria Plc after it had confirmed the retirement of Mr. Nnamdi Nathan Okafor as Executive Director and Managing Director of the Company.

The statement said that Mr Ajah “is a passionate and visionary leader with over two decades of progressive experience and responsibility in a variety of business environments; from Pharmaceuticals to FMCG, Telecoms and Manufacturing.”

His appointment is expected to reposition the company for better efficiency as a result of his vast experience in the pharmaceutical world as well as the sales and market space.

His appointment is expected to reposition the company for better efficiency as a result of his vast experience in the pharmaceutical world as well as the sales and market space.

It was stated that Mr Ajah holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Ibadan in 1994 and also has an MBA (Marketing) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2005.

He is said to be a passionate and visionary leader with over two decades of progressive experience and responsibility in a variety of business environments; from pharmaceuticals to FMCG, telecoms and manufacturing.

He brings to the board demonstrable experience in business development, distributor engagement and contracting, P&L oversight, organisational transformation and managing through crisis across countries and cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa and in more than eight reputable international/multinational organisations, the company stated in the disclosure.

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