Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has appointed Mr. Christopher Ezeafulukwe as Executive Director. The appointment becomes effective from July 1, 2018.

A statement from Transcorp explained that Ezeafulukwe, currently the Group General Counsel and Head, Business Development of the company, will in his new role, focus and drive the development of new commercial interests as well as the optimisation of Transcorp’s existing investments in the power and oil and gas sectors. Ezeafulukwe brings to this role over 19 years’ experience in business development, legal advisory and company secretariat roles amongst others, in a career spanning several industries.

He holds an LL.B degree from the University of Lagos, a B.L (second class upper division) from the Nigerian Law School, an LL.M from the University of Lagos and another LL.M in Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources Law from the University of Houston, Texas. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and until recently a member of the Executive Council of Association of Power Generation Companies of Nigeria.

Commenting on Mr. Ezeafulukwe’s appointment, the Chairman, Transcorp, Mr. Tony Elumelu, welcomed him to the board and noted that: “Chris is an invaluable member of the Transcorp team. His insights, drive and commitment to business execution are exemplary. His appointment will deepen and open new doors of commercial opportunities for Transcorp and all our stakeholders as we pursue our goal of providing power in every home, school, hospital and business enterprise in Nigeria.”