Okikiola LitanSenior Counsel (Commercial and Competition Law) at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
Okikiola is a Chartered Company Secretary, Governance Specialist and astute Legal Business Partner with over 12. years experience post call. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008 after obtaining his LL.B from the Faculty of Law, University of Benin in 2006. He joined Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company in April 2019 as Senior Counsel, Commercia. In this role, he advises the company on all commercial transactions and is also responsible for developing and implementing the Competition Law compliance program of the Company. He is also responsible for legal operation and special projects.
Prior to this, he spent 11 years at Nestlé Nigeria PLC where he served as the Company Secretary of a fully owned subsidiary of the company; Nestlé Nigeria Trust (CPFA) Limited, and as Legal Business Partner for Globally Managed Businesses in Nestlé Nigeria including (Wyeth Nutrition & Nestlé Nutrition), Nestlé Waters, Nestlé Professional, Cereal Partners Nigeria Ltd, as well as for Shared Services (including HR and General Services).
Okikiola enjoys working in cross- functional project teams, and has served on many committees and project teams in the course of his career.
He is passionate about corporate governance and sustainability issues.
Outside of work, Okikiola enjoys spending time with his family. His other interests are theatre, international affairs, football, crime & investigation docu-series, music, reading and travelling.