The Board and Management of Alpha Mead Group, one of Africa’s leading Total Real Estate Solutions Companies, on Friday, June 21, announced the appointment of Mr Mutiu Sunmonu (CON) as the new chairman of its Board of Directors.

Sunmonu’s appointment is coming on the heels of the retirement of Engr. Obi Nwasike, the company’s pioneer Chairman, who has led the company since inception in 2007.

“I am indeed proud of what we have built over this past 12 years in collaboration with all stakeholders; and feel fulfilled and honoured to be handing over to Mr Sunmonu who has proven experience and expertise in growing businesses across different sectors.” Nwasike said at a private handing over ceremony in Lagos.

In his speech, Engr. Femi Akintunde, Group Managing Director of Alpha Mead Group, thanked the outgoing chairman for his leadership and support over the years and welcomed the new chairman; saying that the company looks forward to his mentorship and guidance particularly at this point when the company is just consolidating its group structure.

Giving his acceptance speech, Mr Sunmonu commented: “I am inspired by the achievements of Alpha Mead over the past 12 years. The phenomenal growth and expansion that the company has achieved show that this company has a great future. I am confident that we can together leverage on past successes, embrace newly inspired innovations and take this company to new heights. I am very proud to be part of your future”.

Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu (CON), a first-class graduate of Mathematics and Computer Science for the University of Lagos, has over 30 years of professional and management experience. His remarkable career saw him rise from being a Computer Programmer and Business Analyst at Royal Dutch Shell PLC, to becoming the company Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria and Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Nigeria between 2010 and 2015.

He is the current chairman of Julius Berger Plc and Imperial Homes Mortgage Bank. He also sits on the board of companies like Unilever Nigeria Plc, Petralon Energy, Air Peace, WAPIC Insurance Plc, to mention a few.