By Emma Chinenye
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has appointed Dr Stanley Uzochukwu, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanel Group as a member of the UNIZIK Business School Board of Directors.
The Anambra born admirable entrepreneur cum philanthropist, Dr Uzochukwu was today inaugurated to serve in the board alongside 8 other members including his mentor, Dr Cosmas Maduka, CEO of Coscharis.
Also on the board are: Dr ABC Orjiakor, Chairman, Seplat Petroleum Development Company; Dr Chidi Anyaegbu MFR, CEO Chisco Group; Dr Ifeanyi C. Odii, President/CEO Ultimus Holdings; Dr Poly Emenike MON, Chairman/CEO Nero’s Pharmaceutical; Dr Clement Nwogbo, CEO M-P Infrastructures LTD; Prof Pat Utomi, Founder, Centre for Value in Leadership; and Dr Okey Anueyiagu, Founder, Dr Okey Anueyiagu Foundation
Dr Uzochukwu’s appointment is in recognition of his sterling qualities and outstanding contributions to human capacity development and management as well as his wealth of experience which he will expectedly, employ to move the prestigious institution to greater heights with him as a member of the Board of Directors.
Reacting to his appointment, Dr Uzochukwu said the School is about to experience a complete shift noting the quality of personalities in the Board.
“It’s such a great privilege and honor to be appointed on the Board of Directors of the Prestigious UNIZIK Business School alongside my mentor and life Coach; Dr Cosmas Maduka, CEO of Coscharis.
“Worthy of note are the other highly esteemed and distinguished personalities also being inducted today… UNIZIK Business School is about to experience a complete shift,” he emphasized.
Recall that Dr Uzochukwu has severally been recognized by credible institutions and organizations for his contribution to human capacity development.
He is the mastermind of the biggest youth empowerment programme in the South East of Nigeria tagged “Access More With Stanel”, a programme which has impacted no fewer than 20,000 youths.
Currently, Dr Uzochukwu is serving as the youngest Board Member of Golden Tulip West Africa Limited; and also the youngest member of Igbinediom University Governing Council, amongst others.
Dr Uzochukwu is a recipient of the 2007 African Achievers Award, hosted by the British Labour Party in the United Kingdom.