Procter & Gamble (P&G) Nigeria has announced that the relocation of its corporate office from the Agidingbi Central Business District to Isaac John Street in Government Reserve Area (GRA), Ikeja, Lagos is aimed at sustaining its corporate mission of touching and improving the lives of Nigerians.
Speaking at the official opening of the new office, P&G President India, Middle East & Africa (IMEA) Mohammed Samir, expressed his excitement and described the new move as a natural outgrowth of the strong base the company already enjoys in Nigeria.
“Procter & Gamble is committed to touching and improving more consumers’ lives in Nigeria and we have established this with significant capital investments including the recent acquisition of a $300 million manufacturing plant in Agbara industrial estate in Ogun state, Samir said.” Samir, who performed the official opening ceremony, said that the company’s commitment to growth and development of Nigeria is reflected in its continued investments in the country.
Commenting on the move, Mr. George Nassar, Managing Director of P&G said; “I am excited to lead the expansion of P&G through a stronger local presence in Nigeria. Our success in the manufacturing sector demonstrates P&Gs value as a flexible platform for responding to complex business challenges and I fully expect the organization to become a strategic platform throughout the Nigerian market for many years to come.”
Nassar also reinforced the company’s commitment to investing in building a strong local organization; “Sustainability is embedded in our purpose and the new head office building is designed to facilitate a more efficient and conducive work environment for our employees as well as foster enhanced business collaborations with our strategic partners.” P&G is one of the the world’s largest consumer goods manufacturer and one of the largest U.S. manufacturing companies in Nigeria.