Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) has notified its shareholders and the investing public about the appointment of Adewale Adeyipo as its substantive Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Adeyipo’s appointment took effect from August 1.

He was appointed the acting MD on January 1. His appointment as acting MD followed the resignation of James Agada from the company’s board.

Profile: Adeyipo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin, and is also an Alumnus of Lagos Business School.

He had multiple management and leadership training and certifications from Lagos Business School; Business School of Netherlands; MIT and the London Business School.

Adeyipo worked at Discount Finance House in 2005, where he was responsible for providing Platforms and Mechanism to enhance the delivery of Micro Finance Credit Scheme both for government and private agencies. Thereafter, he worked with e-Peak Systems in 2007.

He had held several leadership positions in CWG, including Business Development for the telecommunications division in 2010 and Business Director for PAN Africa Initiatives in 2014.

Adeyipo’s expertise in sales supported the business when he previously served as a director in consultative sales and managed services engagements for telecommunication companies, which he has done for about 12 years.

About the company: CWG Plc (formerly Computer Warehouse Group Plc) was incorporated in Nigeria as a Private limited liability company on February 1, 2005, and became a public limited liability company on November 15, 2013. The group is primarily engaged in the supply, installation, maintenance, and provision of support for hardware, software, consultancy, communications, and managed services.

The company’s stock closed at N2.54 during yesterday’s trading session on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).