- Leading social enterprise promoting environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development, and community health, Wecyclers today announced the appointment of Ademidun Edosomwan as a Non-Executive Director.
Ademidun brings considerable experience in senior management, strategic advice and investments across the world. She is the Managing Director of the Emerging Markets Group of TotalEnergies Ventures (TEV), the venture capital arm of the global energy company — TotalEnergies. At TotalEnergies she leads VC investment activities in emerging markets with a focus on energy access, sustainable mobility and enabling technology. She has worked with TotalEnergies in Nigeria, Uganda, France and the United Kingdom. Prior to TotalEnergies, she worked with KPMG in Lagos, Nigeria.
The appointment comes as Wecyclers’ accelerates its ambitious community expansion and infrastructure drive, across Lagos, Nigeria demonstrating its commitment to giving households a chance to capture value from their waste while providing a reliable supply of materials to the local recycling industry.
Olawale Adebiyi, CEO, Wecyclers stated: “We are pleased to welcome Ademidun to our Board. With her track record of leading and overseeing investment activities in emerging markets with a focus on energy access, sustainable mobility and enabling technology, we know that Ademidun will bring to the board a valued perspective and insight, as we scale up our businesses while positively impacting lives across the communities, we operate in.”
Ademidun said: “I am excited to join the board of Wecyclers and I look forward to supporting the team as they make communities more sustainable by creating a circular economy and promoting the economic empowerment of the network of subscribers, collectors and franchisees.”
Wecyclers is a for-profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socio-economic development, and community health by providing convenient recycling services in densely populated urban neighbourhoods. Wecyclers addresses the challenge of urban waste gives households a chance to generate value from their waste and provides a reliable supply of raw material to the local recycling industry.