FG Unveils Marcoms Amazon Folake Ani-Mumuney, Others In Newly Inaugurated Fiscal Policy, Tax Reforms Committee

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Marketing communications Amazon, Mrs Folake Ani-Mumuney, Global Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications for First Bank Nigeria PLC has been appointed as a member of the Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms.

This committee which comprises experts from both the private and public sectors, inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday at the State House in Abuja, welcomes accomplished professionals to address crucial financial matters and carry out responsibilities on various aspects of tax law reforms, fiscal policy design and coordination, harmonisation of taxes, and revenue administration.

“The Committee, in the first instance, is expected to deliver a schedule of quick reforms that can be implemented within thirty days,” Tinubu said. “Critical reform measures should be recommended within six months, and full implementation will take place within one calendar year.”

Taiwo Oyedele, a tax and fiscal policy expert, is the committee’s chairman.

Ani-Mumuney, who holds global leadership responsibilities for Marketing and Corporate Communications across the FirstBank Group and its subsidiaries encompassing Asset Management, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Insurance, and Pension Fund Custodian services, is set to contribute her extensive expertise and insights to the committee’s endeavours.

An experienced well rounded C Suite Executive, Folake is the immediate past Chairman Board of Directors of FBN Insurance Brokers, Vice Chairman of Junior Achievement Nigeria and sits on the Executive Council of the World Federation of Advertisers, head quartered in Brussels amongst several other diverse Boards she serves on.

With a career spanning over 25 years across sectors such as banking, aviation, manufacturing, oil & gas, amongst others, Folake has held varied roles, leading strategy and business planning, business analysis, process re-engineering, innovation, marketing and communications. Managing continental portfolios, she has held regional and global responsibility covering Europe & Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and the United Kingdom, residing in various countries across the course of her career.

With a burning passion for development of the Africa Continent, Folake resigned from her role with British Airways in the UK, where she was managing Brands Policies and Communications covering the Europe and Africa region with responsibility for 59 countries and moved to Nigeria. She took on the pioneer role of Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer for the Dangote Group, an executive role that saw her introduce many innovations to the largest diversified conglomerate in Africa. From there, Folake joined the FirstBank Group as the Chief Image Maker and serves in multiple roles within FirstBank and FBN Holdings, the parent company. Notably she recently led the turnaround of one of the strategic subsidiaries, FBN Insurance Brokers as the Chairman of the Board.

With tangible contribution to various sectors, committees and professional bodies, Folake was the first female President of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), served on the Ministry of Finance led Presidential Committee on Efficiency and has contributed in an advisory role to many Public-Sector Agencies and Commissions, focusing especially on Tech, Health, Education and Women. Following recognition at home and abroad, Folake has several awards under her belt and is particularly proud to be a 3-time, Lifetime Achievement Award winner within and outside Nigeria.

An Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Folake is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK, a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing Nigeria, and a member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria. An alumna of the prestigious Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme, Folake holds a first degree in Philosophy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, a second degree in Law from the University of Buckingham, England, a Diploma in Business Computing Systems Analysis and Design and holds many certificates from attending leading Business Schools around the world.

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