Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has announced the appointment of Mr. Adewale Oyerinde as the new director -general.
The new appointment became imperative to fill the vacuum left behind by the former Director General, late Dr Timothy Olawale who died in October 2021.
NECA who made this known yesterday said the appointment takes effect from Monday 1 August 2022.
Prior to this announcement, Adewale Oyerinde was the deputy-director and head of Membership Services of the Association.
He joined NECA in 2010, and has worked in various capacities in the Social, Economic and Labour Affairs Department and also the Learning and Development Department of the Association.
Before he joined NECA in 2010, he worked as Human Resource Analyst at Rosequeen Consulting, a foremost Enterprise Development organization in 2005 and later joined Nagode Group (a multi-billion Naira Group of companies with interest in Healthcare, Logistics, Chemicals and Allied Products, Construction, etc. in 2008 as Head of Human Resources and Administration.
He has over 16 years’ experience in Industrial/Human Resources, Business Development, Stakeholders Management and key areas of Employers’ Federation/Business Membership Organization Management. Mr. Oyerinde is an HR thought-leader, an International Labour Organization (ILO) trained Master Trainer and also United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) trained ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 1400:2015 Lead Auditor.
Adewale Oyerinde holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos; he is an alumnus of the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ILO); and Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), among others.