The Board and Management of Chams PLC and it’s subsidiary companies heartily congratulates the following executives on their appointment to the position of MANAGING DIRECTOR of each subsidiary company;
Mr. Dumebi Obodo – Managing Director, ChamsAccess Limited
Dumebi Chidiebere Obodo is the current Managing Director of ChamsAccess Limited where he focuses on sustainable growth by ensuring that product development, cash flow and profitability indices are met and surpassed. Mr. Obodo has been a key part of the re-structuring and re-engineering of ChamsAccess Ltd from 2013 till date working extensively in driving the Company’s revenue from N7m in 2012 to N438m in 2016. Prior to his current position, he was the Chief Operating Officer, ChamsAccess Limited. He was also Head of Sales and Marketing for ChamsAccess Limited for over 4 years and Head, Sales and Marketing of Terminals and Printers division, a strategic business unit of Chams PLC.
Young Dumebi attended School Road Model Primary School, Umuahia (1988-1992), Central School, Umuagwo Ohaji-Egbema, Imo State (1992-1993), Government College Owerri (1993-1999). He proceeded to Imo Sate University, Owerri where he studied Microbiology, graduating with a second-class upper division in 2004. He gained his MBA from Lagos Business School (Pan African University).
Dumebi has always had the knack for seeing opportunities and exploring them. He has worked as a Management Trainee, Human Resources Officer, QMS Auditor, Admin Executive, Corporate Affairs and Communications Executive, Sales Executive and Special Assistant to the Group Managing Director. He has attended trainings in Leadership, Management, etc.; he has been involved in Business conceptualizations of huge potential projects and is a certified ITIL practitioner. A very boisterous and target driven professional, he had a brief stint running a Management Consulting Company and setting up a trade partnership business in the FMCG space.
A family focused man, Dumebi is married to Chinwe Obodo and they are blessed with three lovely kids. Dumebi simply enjoys teaching, counseling and travelling. It gives him maximum satisfaction when people achieve the extraordinary.
Mr. Kehinde Lapite – Managing Director, CardCentre Nigeria Limited
Kehinde Lapite is an Alumni of University of Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife where he bagged Bachelors degree in Management and Political Science and Masters in Business Administration /Finance respectively. He has a certificate in Managerial leadership in sales and marketing from the Lagos Business School. His wealth of experience in strategic route to market and relationship management is no doubt a plus to the team.
He joined CardCentre Nigeria Limited in 2014 as Head of Sales and Marketing with responsibilities for coordinating sales and marketing activities of the Company.
Prior to joining the Company he has worked and garnered over ten years experiences in Banking, Telecommunication and Finance Industries, including Secure ID Limited, an EMV certified personalization bureau where he worked as Head of Sales and Marketing, Capital Bank International (Now Access Bank PLC), Standard Trust Bank, Oceanic Bank International, United Bank For Africa and Equitorial Trust Bank Limited where he resigned as a Branch Manager of the Palms Branch.
Kehinde is a thorough bred confident speaker and sales person. He combines his marketing skills with top management style that keeps everyone together.
He was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2016 with overall operational responsibilities of the Company. He has undergone several local and international courses.
In 2018, he was appointed as the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer and made a substantive Board Member for his distinguished attributes and performance.
He is married with children.
Mr. Emmanuel Ojo – Managing Director, ChamsSwitch Limited