ETISALAT Nigeria makes new appointment

December 1, 2010 • People

ETISALAT Nigeria has announced the appointment of Abigail Isokpan as its new chief for Human Resources.

Making the announcement, Etisalat Chief Executive Officer, Steven Evans, said: “Abigail is a consummate professional whose experience and contribution to the growth of Etisalat’s business cannot be ignored. It is a well-deserved elevation.”

Prior to joining Etisalat Nigeria in 2007, Isokpan was General Manager/ Head of Human Capital Management at United Bank for Africa (UBA) where she was responsible for recruitment, policy, manpower planning, and career management.

Her responsibilities have also included performance appraisal systems, succession planning, and training and development at Nigerian International Bank Ltd. (Citibank), SmithKline Beecham, and Centre for Management Development (CMD).

A seasoned human resource professional with extensive people and general management experience spanning the consulting, healthcare, banking and telecommunications industries, Abigail has provided leadership in HR strategy, cutting-edge research methodology, administration, procurement, logistics, organisation-climate study, mergers and acquisitions (M & As), and business process re-engineering in the various industries she has worked.

Isokpan is a graduate of the Universities of Ibadan and Benin, Abigail’s professional training and development involved attending Harvard University’s prestigious Strategic Human Resource Management programme.

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