Layer3, a technology industry
leader in cloud, scalable and secure networks, has announced as part of ongoing
steps to strengthen its Board and to improve Governance oversight the
appointment of Toyin F. Sanni to its Board as Director and Chair.
Toyin Sanni is Founder and
CEO of the Emerging Africa Group, Founder, Women In Finance Nigeria and WIFNG
UK, Co-Founder of the Africa Investment Roundtable, and Board Chairman at
Emerging Africa Asset Management Limited. A prominent Investment Banker, Public
Personality & Speaker, she derives satisfaction from grooming future
leaders and proffering capital solutions for financing & investing
challenges of African governments, businesses & individuals.
Toyin Sanni sits on several
boards and committees including Transnational Corporation Plc (“Transcorp”),
the Investment Committee of the Off-Grid Energy Fund - Financing Energy
Inclusion (OGEF-FEI) managed by LionsHead UK, NEPAD Business Group Nigeria, and
the Pearl Awards Governance Board. She chairs the Technical Committee on
Financial Literacy of the Nigerian Capital Market and is Ambassador/Co-chair
for the Africa CEO Forum Network for Nigeria.
According to Oyaje Idoko,
Layer3’s CEO, “We are happy to have Toyin come on board at such a pivotal
moment in the company’s corporate history. Toyin’s extensive experience and
proven track record of excellence across various sectors speak evidently to the
value she brings to Layer3. We consider this to be a win, not just for our team
and partners, but much more for the customers we serve and collaborate with.”
“Owing to the global
disruption in 2020, this is a remarkable time in technology history. We're
witnessing a rise in demand for new technologies that can help businesses and
organizations scale up and align with the pace of change as they accelerate
their digital transformation. With the right team and long years of service
within the African Continent, Layer3 is rightfully positioned as a market
leader in delivering innovative technologies. We can expect that the increased
demand for cloud solutions and related technologies has put the Company in a
unique position to keep its leadership of the market. I am particularly
delighted to collaborate with this visionary organization and bring my
competencies to bear at such a time." says Toyin Sanni.
Layer3 is an industry leader in cloud,
scalable and secure networks. Its solutions have, since 2005 been driving digital
transformation and providing peace of mind to its multitude of customers across
various sectors and geographies. Today, Layer3’s customers include some of the
most demanding and respected customers across Africa.
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