NASCON Allied Industries Plc, the manufacturer of Dangote Salt and Seasoning, has officially appointed Thabo Mabe as its substantive managing director, according to a statement released by the company on Tuesday.
The board of directors of the salt manufacturer decided during a meeting held on May 26.
Mr. Mabe has been serving as the acting managing director of the company since February 12, taking over from Paul Farrer, who resigned a month earlier.Managing DirectorMr. Mabe has been serving as the acting managing director of the company since February 12, taking over from Paul Farrer, who resigned a month earlier.
He graduated from Fort Hare University in South Africa with a degree in Chemistry and Mathematics in 1986.
From 1987 to 1989, he worked as a developmental chemist (adhesives) at Chemicals and Research Care South Africa.
Between 1989 and 1991, Mr. Mabe served as the process controller of Home Care Unilever South Africa and later became the quality assurance manager for two years.
He then held the position of operations manager from 1993 to 1996.
In 2004, he was appointed as the manufacturing director and later became the vice president of Supply Chain for Unilever HPC.
According to the statement, he was appointed to the Board of Directors and CEO of Unilever Nigeria Plc in 2010.
In 2014, Mr. Mabe joined the Dangote Group as the MD/CEO of Dangote Flour Mills Plc before transitioning to oversee the rice business of the Group.
Additionally, NASCON announced the appointment of Fatima Aliko-Dangote as a non-executive director. She previously served as the executive director of commercial operations at the company.
In her previous role, she was responsible for developing and implementing NASCON’s commercial sales and marketing strategy, overseeing branding, logistics, and transportation.
Ms. Aliko-Dangote was previously an associate at Banwo & Ighodalo, a law firm, and is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.
She also served as a technical specialist at NASCON’s strategy unit and as the executive assistant to the group executive director of Business Development and Portfolio Management at Dangote Industries Limited.