Atedo Peterside steps down as Cadbury board chairman

Cadbury Nigeria Plc on Tuesday notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) of the resignation of Mr Atedo Peterside as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective June 30.

According to newsmen, the Company Secretary, Mr Fola Akande, made the disclosure in a notification letter sent to the NSE in Lagos.

Akande said Peterside joined the company as a member of the board in August 2009 and rose to become the chairman in April 2010.

He said that the Board of Directors had acknowledged the resignation and thanked Peterside for his services, leadership and contributions to the company.

The company wished Peterside success in his future endeavours.

According to newsmen, Cadbury posted a revenue of N39.3 billion for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2019 against the N35.9 billion achieved in the corresponding period of 2018, an increase of eight per cent.

Its profit after tax stood at N1.07 billion compared with N823 million achieved in 2018, indicating a growth of 30 per cent.

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