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Martin Woolnough @ Speaker Series - Sat 12th May (Lagos)

On May 12th, come interact with Martin Woolnough as he shares his business and personal experiences.

Feel free to invite your family, friends and colleagues to come interact with Martin in a frank and open discussion.

Date: Saturday 12th May
Time: 1pm

This event is FREE to attend.

Venue: Bogobiri House. 9 Maitama Sule Street off Raymond Njoku Street off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi

Directions: Coming from Falomo Roundabout, Raymond Njoku is the first left off Awolowo Road. Maitama Sule is the first right off Raymond Njoku.

Martin Woolnough is the Managing Director / Chief Executive of Nestlé Nigeria Plc. Martin has served 29 years with Nestlé, the last 10 of which have been at General Management level (also in the Middle East and Central Asia). He started with Nestlé in Sales in Australia after which he embarked on a range of international assignments for the company including 4 years at the Head Office in Switzerland.

He is an experienced expatriate having worked in such diverse places as South Africa, Thailand, China, Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, Canada, Turkey, Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgystan, Azerbaijan), Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Nigeria.

Born in England, Martin worked in retail for 7 years prior to joining Nestlé. One of his notable achievements is sailing from England to Australia on a 10 metre yacht when he was 25.

He is the Chairman of the Nestle Nigeria Pension Fund, an Executive Board Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (Nigeria) and is an Executive Committee member of the following organisations: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Association of Food, Beverage & Tobacco Employers and Nigerian Employers Consultative Association.

While Martin has been on Management programmes at Westin University, Perth, London Business School and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, he left school after his 'A' Levels and did not attend university.

This event is part of a monthly Speaker Series where leading CEOs share their business and personal experience with young professionals.

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