National Salt Company Gets New Chief Executive

By Chris Nomjov

National Salt Company of Nigeria Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange that its Board of Directors met on Tuesday 17 February 2015 and appointed Mr. Paul Edward Farrer as the new Managing Director of the company.

The Company, quoted as NASVON, on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, was established in 1973, as a limited liability company, involved in refining and packaging of table, industrial and agricultural salts.

New CEO, Farrer started his career as a Manager with TGI Fridays (Americana Group) in November 1996 before joining Steers Holdings – Debonairs Pizza in 1999 as the Area Manager. He joined Famous Brands, South Africa as the Company’s Regional Operations Manager in 2002.

From February 2003 – November 2004, Mr. Farrer worked with Innscor International Ghana as the Country Manager and from 2005 to 2007 he was the Group Chief Operating Officer of Food Concepts Plc and later became Group Executive Director of the Company in 2010.

He attended several professional trainings among which are Management Training Certificate and America Hygiene Certificate in Dallas, USA, Business Planning, Strategic Planning and Business Cycle Courses among others. He was the Managing Partner with Oakleigh Investment before this appointment. – See more at:

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