In a notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange today, Unilever Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Chika Nwobi to its board. His appointment was approved on the 19th of October 2017, and takes effect 1st of January 2018.
He graduated as an Honors scholar from East Tennessee State University, USA with a BA in Economics and a B.Sc. in Computer Science. He has taken courses in Strategy (INSEAD), Corporate Finance (INSEAD), Financial Accounting (INSEAD), HR Strategy (Tsinghua University China), Supply Chain (Tsinghua), and is in the Masters in Software Engineering at University of Oxford.
Chika was the CoFounder and CEO of MTech, a technology firm providing first class services in data communications, focuses on mobile applications technology, using existing GSM networks and state-of-the-art mobile technology. MTech was once listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.He has also led consulting engagements for Ford Foundation and IFC on mobile money and micropayments technology in Nigeria.
Chika currently runs L5 Lab- a venture development firm that has incubated several successful African tech companies including Jobberman and Cheki. L5 Lab has invested in 21 startups in Nigeria.
He is married with kids.