>> NAHCO chairman appointed INSEAD ambassador in Nigeria
Chairman of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO, Aviance) Suleiman Yahaya has been appointed Ambassador for IDPNetwork in Nigeria.
Mr. Yahyah is an advocate of best practice in Corporate Governance. He is the first African to be certified as a Corporate Governance Director of INSEAD.
In a correspondence to Mr. Yahyah, the IDPN Committee said the appointment is for an initial period of one year.
Responding, Mr. Yahaya said that the new appointment would enable him bring INSEAD and campus to Africa, and as well use the opportunity to broaden the awareness of INSEAD in Africa.
INSEAD which is in the category of Havard Business School was founded in 1957 by venture capitalist and Harvard professor Georges Doriot, along with Claude Janssen and Olivier Giscard d’Estaing.
Mr. Yahaya who bags a First Class Degree in Economics and a Master of Philosophy in Economics from Cambridge University England is also the chairman of Lafarge Ashaka Cement Plc, a leading cement producer in Nigeria.
Mr. Yahaya also chairs the Abuja Business Council.
INSEAD offers various academic programmes including a full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme, Executive MBA (EMBA) programme, a Master in Finance programme, a PhD in management programme, and a variety of executive education programmes.