Olatowun Candide-Johnson appointed kwik chairwoman

Olatowun Candide-Johnson

French start-up, kwik, has announced the appointment of Olatowun Candide-Johnson, as chairwoman of its supervisory board. 

The announcement was made on Wednesday.

kwik, which aims to become the number one provider in the Nigerian last-mile delivery market, made the announcement on Wednesday.

A lawyer and businesswoman specialising in oil and gas law and governance for multinational companies, Ms Candide-Johnson has several years of experience in senior management roles within the Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria as well as in the Total Group.  Her last role as at the end of 2016 was general counsel; chief compliance officer & executive general manager, management services.

Candide-Johnson earned an MBA from the TRIUM Global Executive MBA program in 2016.  TRIUM Global Executive MBA is a joint award from the LSE, NYU Stern and HEC Paris.

She is the founder and CEO of GAIA Women Club, a members-only business and social club in Victoria Island, Lagos, whose goal is to encourage women in business to connect more deeply, gain each other’s trust and do more business together.

She is also a founding parent and director of the Lagos Preparatory School, located in Ikoyi, Lagos, one of the leading preparatory schools offering the British curriculum in Africa.

Candide-Johnson also sits on the board of directors of the Nigerian Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (NNCC).