TERNA SEGHER-CEO/HR GENERALIST/FACILITATOR-TRAINER
ACE HR CONSULTING was founded in 2011 by an association of HR Professionals and headed Mr. Terna Segher. Mr. Segher has over 20 years post graduate experience managing HR programs in international and local organizations including the following:
Senior HR Officer (Head), Family Health International Nigeria at inception of FHI Nigeria from 2004 to 2007.
HR Administrator (Head), US Government’s Education for Development and Democracy Initiative Community Resource Center Project in Nigeria in 2003 to 2004. Country Human Resources Manager Asea Brown Boveri Nigeria (ABBNG) 2009 -2010; Personnel and Administration Manager, West Africa Milk Company (Nig) Plc (Friesland Dairy Foods of Holland) – Integrated Dairy Farm Division, 1993 – 2001; Head of HR, Suburban Telecommunication West Africa (Nig) Ltd) 2008. HR Manager, Consolidated Breweries (Nig) Plc Nigeria. Other Appointments:
Appointed by the ENHANSE (USAID)/Futures Group International, Washington DC in 2008 to create a staff manual for National AIDS & STD Control Program (NASCP) of Nigeria within the context of public service rules and regulations and NASCP goals, objectives, strategies and key components. (2008).
Appointed as National Consultant to work on the UK Department for International Development (DFID) support program for PRINN to review the distribution and utilization of health human resources in Jigawa state Nigeria within the context of the minimum health package. (2008).
Appointed by development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC) Kano under organization by the Institute of International Education (IIE) USA to coordinate an assessment study of organizations providing leadership development training in Nigeria. (2008).
Mr. Segher has attended several local and international HR trainings, has a BA degree in Public Administration from Ahmadu Bello University in 1986 and is pursuing an MBA degree in Human Resources Management. He is Associate, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (ACIPM), Associate, Chartered Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM). Mr. Segher was elected award winner for integrity during his National Service in 1987. He has received numerous specialized trainings in scope of Human Resources Management locally and internationally.
Beyond business, Mr Segher is a "hommie" who enjoys spending his leisure time with family and friends. Also he loves his jogging time, playing chess and table tennis with his great kids; and of course tending to his dog, "Senator" and his expectant team of rabbits, local chickens and Cane rats (Grass Cutters) in his home backyard. Mr Segher is also a philantropist who derives much fulfilment in helping those with various needs that he can meet.
TIMOTHY ABOH Ph.D.-Principal Associate/HR GENERALIST/FACILITATOR-TRAINER
Dr Aboh is an accomplished professional of nearly three decades impacting consistent success as business manager, innovator, administrator and educator. He is reputed for conceiving and building HR programs from the ground up through proven competencies in program management, workforce development and capacity building. His career background includes developing and implementing business and corporate programs for consistent improvement in productivity of executives at all levels.
Dr Aboh’s education includes a Ph.D, Industrial Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia U.S.A., M.Sc. Industrial Management from the University of Wisconsin-stout, Menomonie, U.S.A, B.Sc. Industrial Technology, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, U.S.A., etc.
He was Recipient, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement in the 1978-79 academic year. Graduated Cum Laude, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie U. S. A. 1979; and 3rd place position in the Young Managers’ Competition, 1987 organized by the Nigerian Institute of Management NIM.
As previous Management Training Manager Volkswagen of Nigeria Limited. Dr Aboh taught general management and supervisory courses to managers and supervisors respectively. He trained as a Trainer and managers on the Management Model, “Company Philosophy” of Volkswagen companies worldwide (USA, Germany and Canada) and innovatively modified the Management Model and adapted it to the Nigerian Business Environment and Culture, further coaching Nigerian Managers on the model, which enabled them to take over from the several expatriates they were understudying; thus building local capacity and conserving huge Forex which otherwise could have been expended for training abroad.
Dr Aboh was Head, Human Resources, Consolidated Breweries PLC, a subsidiary of Heineken International, 1993 – 2009; Group Deputy General Manager Personnel, AG Leventis Group & Co. (NIG) Plc, Member of the Leventis Group- Nigeria Bottling Cpmpany Plc, Delta Glass Plc, Leventis Technical Plc, Leventis Motors Plc, and Leventis Stores. He functioned as Internal Consultant to theses Group of companies, providing expert advice and directions on management recruitment and development, Industrial Relations, Performance Measurement, Compensation Package Surveys and Design. His personal development includes various global trainings including in Canada, Toronto, Volksburg, Nairobi, Cairo, etc. He also participated in the reputed EMPRETEC Entrepreneurship Workshop organized by the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporation and Management Division; Volkswagen Group Seminar on “Management Attitude and Behavior” of the Volkswagen of America INC, Volkswagen Group Seminar on “Cooperative Management of Independent Colleagues” by Volkswagen of America INC, Management II Seminar conducted at the University of Michigan USA by the Graduate School of Business Administration; “Performance Management System Workshop” organized by Price Waterhouse Associates.
Dr Aboh has designed and implemented comprehensive succession plans and development programs across organizations, introducing the concept of response-time for HR policy information from several days to within minutes; creating continuous improvement culture in client companies by designing and implementing simple but effective performance management that is linked to competitive compensation, etc.
He actively collaborated and is highly reputed with, .Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE), Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), and other professional bodies.
He is fellow of the Institute of Industrial Management, Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN), and Member “EMPRETEC ”business Forum Nigeria,“ COPE Committee of Personnel Experts, Certified Trainer Volkswagen of America Inc. Not the least, certified as a Nigerian National Technical Teacher in 1975 to teach Physics, Mathematics, Technical Drawing and Electronics-Electricity.
Ever academic, training and writing, Dr Aboh’s published works include a 2011 hardcover, 303 Pages book on the menace and suggested solutions for unemployment in Nigeria, see this link for more information: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/ABOHGROUP.
At ACE HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTING where Dr Aboh is now fully committed, he is putting in all consulting effort to further HR awareness, champion organizational development and restructuring, people development and Capacity building, facilitating small business to thrive, help business turn around, align HR department to business mission, business acquisitions, projects startups and design. Dr Aboh hopes and enjoys to meet with old and prospective clients of Ace HR Consulting.
He is married, a grandfather and has a stint in political programs and philanthropy involved with helping the less privileged
| OGUNMOLA UDODE AFOLABI - (SENIOR ASSOCIATE, PAYROLL)
Mr. Afolabi has over 15 years hand-on experience in Payroll Administration, Accounting and Financial Management. His academic qualifications include MBA, HND and OND Accounting and Finance. Mr Afolabi is memberCertified National Accountant (CNA), Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI), Forensic Accounting Certification Training, and Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, 2014.
Mr Afolabi has acquired the Advanced Financial Management Training, Global Galaxy Consult in Dubai 2014 and Management of Internal Controls, Budgeting & Financial Management SFCG, Dakar Senegal in 2016; .
Prioir to joining Ace, Mr. Afolabi has served in various top professional capacities including as Finance Manager, Vision Project, USAID, EngenderHealth/JHU, 2001 to 2004; Senior Finance Manager, FHI360 GHAIN/USAID 2005 to 2006 and 2008- Dec, 2011; Senior Finance, Grants & Compliance Officer, Catholic Relief Services AIDSRelief Project, 2006 to 2008; Conditional Cash Transfer Advisor NPHCDA/FMOH (SURE-P Project, 2012 to 2015; and Grants Compliance Manager, Search For Common Ground (PWA11 Project) 2015 to June 2017. )
Mr. Afolabi is extensively involved in financial capacity building including facilitating the Capacity Building Accountant, FHI360 (SIDHAS Project) 2013; UNFPA Payroll Management Consultant, 2014 and Organizational Development Consultant, Financial (ODA) FHI360/Deloitte (SIDHAS Project) 2016.
OLUCHI LYNDA ATOYEBI – Associate (HR Generalist)
Oluchi has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Ahamdu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria and is currently undergoing MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management at Nile Turkish University.
Oluchi’s professional experience includes working in various HR Management roles managing generalist HR duties at Prizemark limited, Omaplex law firm and Atomike Consultants. Oluchi is a very successful people-engagement expert adding great value in managing the high profile clientele of Ace. She joined Ace in 2016,
Oluchi has worked as an admin officer in Prizemark limited a private company where my duties included but were not limited to; managing customer relation, procurement, assisting management in developing employee compensation plan and many more. She has also worked as a consultant for various companies such as Omaplex law firm, Atomike consultants where she was part of teams that conducted recruitment exercises as well as rightsizing exercises, developed company handbooks, developed HR policies for companies.
Oluchi is currently undergoing her MBA with specialization in human resource management as she is building a build a career in human resource management.
OBISESAN AGBOOLA - Senior Associate (HR Generalist)
Mr Agboola joined Ace HR Consulting Limited in 2014 as Principal Partner having previously worked as Mr Segher’s colleague at Consolidated Breweries Plc,Lagos.
AGBOOLA Emmanuel has over twenty year’s experience as Human Resources practitioner in various organisations in the manufacturing sector where he held a variety of posts. He began his career in the Textile sector where he held the post of human resource and training manager where he has extensive dealings of leading a huge workforce in various branches with a wide range of human resources and administrative assignments ranging from induction to exit management from 1990-1996.
Joined the Chemical and Non-metallic sector in 1998 but prior to this he was engaged by Westcoast for intervention in training and changing management style and organisational culture in 1997.At the Chemical and Non-metallic sector, he was able to develop strategic management of industrial relations that culminated in improved quality of service delivery. As an employee champion, he innovated and installed staff canteen and contracted health provider retainers for the workforce.
Having taken particular interest in the food and beverage industry because of the relevance of the sector in the economic life of individuals, he moved to Consolidated breweries plc in 1999 and stayed till 2006.During this period he was saddled with a wide range of responsibilities covering resourcing, reward management, performance management and strategic industrial relations communication facilitated through the setting up joint consultative committee in the organisation
Thereafter, he was at Leventis Plc group where he was seconded to their joint venture from 2008-2013 with employees comprising various ethnics and nationalities which necessitated enthronement of diversity management. At this duty post, he was able with his team to accomplish staff handbook policy review, designed reference check format, employee bond agreement, top to bottom HR self audit, training matrix, job description central to hiring and provided detailed HR process mappings.
Agboola is a member of industrial relations association, institute of personnel management of Nigeria and management institute of Nigeria. He is ACIPM, MA and MBA in Management.
AJIBIKE ADEWOLE Associate (HR Generalist)
Ms Adewole has been working with Ace on project basis since early 2016 and now joins fully as Senior Associate.
Ms Adewole’s summary background include, Education, Qualifications:
2015 - 2017, London School of Business and Finance MBA in Human Resources - In view.
Folwyn Nigeria Limited Wuse II, Abuja Nigeria March - April 2016 Human Resource Consultant.
British Gas, Manchester, United Kingdom November 2010 – November 2011 Customer Care Team Leader, November 2011 – November 2012 Team Manager, December 2012 – September 2014 Human Resource Manager, October 2014 – January 2016, Learning Coach.
Amos Ainwange Software Engineer & Head, Piilo HR Software
Mr Amos Ainwange is Ace Head of Piilo Talent HR Software liaising with Piilo South Africa and supporting our Clients who have purchased Piilo to deploy and use the software functionality effectively and efficiently, according to the PPIM (Piilo Proposed implementation methodology). This includes, onsite implementation support, Project preparation, Define and design of solutioning, Development and rendering, go live, and, Post go live support to our clients that purchase the Piilo HR Software.
Amos is a qualified Software developer with solid experience in Java and php programming, Android, C++, and Pascal.
Amos characteristically likes experimenting with new technology. He has firm grasp of fundamental computer science concepts, software engineering and team skills.
Amos is currently a full-time M.Sc Software Engineering student at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Osun State Nigeria. He is previously a graduate of B.Sc. Computer Science from Benue State University, Makurdi in 2014.
Prior to joining Ace, Amos worked as Software Developer with Panet Technologies
Limited from 2014 to 2015 where his accomplishments included serving as dedicated php web app developer and solutions analyst. He also managed and developed SAM (Store Assets Management), php web app that controlled the store assets of the company. He also developed the E-Cash php web application that was intended to be used by Nigerian government and states for budgeting, (Still a legal property of the company).
He also worked as Database Administrator with Basmak Technology Limited where he designed and developed databases including Microsoft sql and MySQL database managements.
FAITH OKPANACHI - Manager, Payroll projects
Faith Okpanachi – Payroll Manager Associate
Faith is directly responsible for directly managing and upkeeping the outsourced payroll projects at Ace. He provides additional support regarding salary surveys, pay scale and compensation design..
Faith is a long practicing hands-on expert in upkeep, preparation and implementation of payroll and employee relations matters. He directly drives the day to day interface with clients to ensure credible and strict compliance required statutorily, such as PAYE tax, pension, NSITF, insurance, etc.
Faith is an expert in the knowledge and application of spreadsheets and accounting software including Microsoft Excel, Access, QuickBooks, SUN System, Sage payroll and ICT management systems.
Other areas of Faith’s expertise include employee data administration and employee rewards and welfare management.
Faith has over 8 years of experience in HR and payroll Management and Industrial Relations across a wide range of demanding roles and work conditions including designing the organisational structure and HR policy manual for enterprise Companies. Faith’s regular employment work experience include working as Payroll Officer for Suburban West Africa and its five subsidiaries (Suburban Telecom, Suburban Systems, Suburban SBVI, Suburban Broadband & CTAccess Ltd) for over eight years.
Faith has a B.sc in Accountancy and MBA in Human Resources Management, Certificate in Accounts and Audits etc. He has attended several training courses such as improving and updating knowledge and skills in workforce compensation, reward strategies, tactics to attract and retain human resource and talents, etc.
Faith is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN). Faith is married with children.
Ayo Tolulope Akande - Business Development Associate
Ayo is a Second Class Upper graduate of Chemistry from University of Abuja. Ayo has worked in different spheres of life and acquired good on-the-job HR knowledge and human relations skill which has equipped him to be an asset and of huge support in our fast- paced work environment at ACE.
His training as a Computer Engineer has availed him the opportunity to work as a free-lance computer service personnel where he acquired vast computer application skills including high proficiency in Microsoft office suites. His other previous work experience include employments at Bismark Computers, Alberto Technologies, and freelance marketing consultant for PWAN Homes Nigeria Limited and for Konga Online Market. Ayo has also served as Research Assistant.
In these endeavours, Ayo has developed high resourcefulness in people engagement, multi-tasking, and acquired very essential organizational and management skills. His High computer literacy skills and ability to apply the Microsoft office suites positions him as an essential team member and an all-rounder at Ace. He simply is a facilitator of efficiency and results; and remains an asset to Ace as Management Associate/HR Intern.