Kwik has announced the appointment of Oluwatowun Candide-Johnson as the chairwoman of its supervisory board.
Olatowun CANDIDE-JOHNSON is a Nigerian lawyer and business woman specializing in oil and gas law and governance. She has delivered her expertise in various multinational companies, notable among them is the Total Upstream Company in Nigeria, where she has several years of experience. As at 2016, her last role was General counsel; Chief Compliance Officer and Executive General Manager, Management Services. Within the same year she earned an MBA from TRIUM global Executive MBA program.
She is the Founder and CEO of GAIA Women Club, a members only business & 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 the founder of the Lagos Preparatory School which is one of the prominent preparatpory School which offers the British Curriculum in Africa.
She sits on the Board of Directors of the Nigerian Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (NNCC).
Kwik was developed by Africa Delivery Technologies ADT, a French start-up founded by Romain Poirot-Lellig.
According to the founder, “Olatowun brings her experience, know-how and deep knowledge of the Nigerian economy and society to Kwik, guiding the company in its ambition to become the #1 in last-mile delivery in Africa’s largest market.”
Earlier this month, the company stated that it plans to expand to neighbouring countries with a target to make 100,000 deliveries per day across three cities before 2021.
At the present, the company’s major aim is to become the first platform for last-mile delivery in urban areas of Nigeria.