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ICSAN’s vice president wins global maiden award on corporate governance

ICSAN’s vice president wins global maiden award on corporate governance

Uto Ukpanah, Vice President and Council member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, ICSAN has won “The Global Corporate Secretary” of the year award at the maiden edition of the Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) Global Governance Awards which held in Malaysia recently.

This makes Nigeria the first recipient of the prestigious award.

CSIA is the global body of all Governance Professionals and Corporate Secretaries with membership cutting across 70 countries in four continents. Ukpanah has indeed raised the bar of Nigeria’s global rating in the area of exceptional Corporate Governance and value adding Company Secretariat practices.

This award, according to a statement is testament to the synergy between ICSAN and CSIA over the years.

The statement said ICSAN has contributed to the growth and development of corporate governance and administration in the global space for over a decade with one of the Past Presidents of ICSAN, Bode Ayeku, being the immediate Past President of CSIA, even as the current President/Chairman of Council of ICSAN, Funmi Ekundayo, FCIS is currently serving as the Honorary Treasurer of CSIA.

“ICSAN has reinstated its commitment to continue working with corporate organisations and governments alike to propagate good governance in both the private and public sector”, the statement further said.