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Akin Ogunbiyi: Executive Director, Operations

Akin Ogunbiyi is the Executive Director of Elephant Group. He co-founded the company in 1994 and guided its strategic development into a multi product regional group in the agricultural supply value chain. The company today boasts of subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective sectors.

 

He holds a degree in History and an MSc in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the prestigious University of Lagos.

 

He is a member of several professional bodies amongst which are CIPM, NIPR and NIM.

 

Prior to his foray into entrepreneurship, Ogunbiyi trained with Lever Brothers Nigeria (now Unilever) and later became a middle level Manager in the financial Republic group with Financial Merchant Bank as its flagship.

 

His last appointment was as a Senior Management staff with frontline Savings and Mortgage, where he cut his teeth as an astute manager of men and materials.

 

He was one of the brains behind the establishment of the Abuja Commodity Exchange where he served in the capacity of committee Chairman.

 

Ogunbiyi is a member of the board of trustee of Rice Importers, Millers and Distributors Association of Nigeria (RIMIDAN).

Our Subsidiaries

  • Agrocrop Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
  • Dependable Foods & Confectioneries Limited
  • Elephant Agro (Ghana) Limited
  • Elephant Cameroun SARL

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Lagos, Nigeria