Yemisi Lawal appointed as COO and Salamot Fasasi as CFO
LAGOS, Nigeria – 1 July 2020 – Nigeria’s pioneering waste recycling enterprise, Wecyclers Nigeria Limited has named Oluwayemisi Lawal and Salamot Fasasi as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer respectively.
Mrs. Lawal previously served as head of HSE and Customer Engagement and Mrs. Fasasi held the role of Controller and Finance manager until her appointment. They will both assume the new role effectively July 1, 2020.
Yemisi Lawal, has 9 years of environmental management experience including the last 4 years at Wecyclers where she has led teams and various projects. She holds a Masters in Environmental Management from the University of Lagos and B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.
Salamot Fasasi, has over 30 years of Finance experience and has served in various capacities at Wecyclers since joining in 2014. She holds an MBA in Marketing from the Lagos State University and Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Lagos.
Speaking on these appointments, the CEO, Wecyclers, Olawale Adebiyi, expressed his confidence that the newly appointed CFO and COO will further, strengthen Wecyclers’ mission of empowering households through waste.
“These appointments demonstrate our commitment to nurturing talent and rewarding success. We have a deep pool of highly qualified and dedicated employees, who can be challenged with more responsibility in attaining our vision. We remain committed to diversity and inclusion and are delighted by the depth and quality of experience that this leadership team brings to Wecyclers. These appointments further indicate our internal succession capacity and I’m confident in the capacity they would bring on board”.
Wecyclers is a for-profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development, and community health by providing convenient recycling services in densely populated urban neighborhoods using a fleet of low-cost cargo bikes. We give households a chance to generate value from their waste and provide a reliable supply of raw material to the local recycling industry. www.wecyclers.com