MRS. STELLA OKPALA (CEO, DEEPDIVE LTD) – MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD
MR. LANRE FASHAKIN (CEO, CMRG LTD) – MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD
Dr. Doyin Salami – HEAD, ADVISORY BOARD
Dr. Adedoyin Salami popularly known as Doyin Salami is an accomplished economist who has a doctorate degree from Queen Mary College, University of London. He is a full time member of the faculty at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-Atlantic University where he is an Associate Professor. It is worthy to note that Dr. Doyin Salami is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank Of Nigeria and he is also a past member of the Federal Government’s Economic Management Team. He serves as a Member of the Advisory Board of CBO Investment Management. In addition, he is also an executive director of the UK-based African Business Research Ltd. Presently, he is retained as a consultant by British American Tobacco (BAT), BGL Securities Ltd; Coca-Cola Nigeria and Equatorial Africa (CCNEAL), Kakawa Discount House and he has facilitated or participated in corporate retreats for Airtel Nigeria, MTN, and African Petroleum Plc among others
Michael Abhulimen – MEMBER, ADVISORY BOARD
Michael is an experienced CPG innovations leader with diverse background and leadership roles within R&D, operations, brand management, strategic innovations and trade marketing functions. He is currently Executive Director, Wake Forest University – School of Business, North Carolina – USA and the immediate past Marketing Director for Lafarge Nigeria; where he led Lead Country Marketing function across 5 key business units within a challenging emerging market and responsible for delivering a consumer-centric program within a historically commodity based market. Michael has a record of success in leading a large Regional Sales organization and operationalizing brand strategies for a portfolio of growth brands and a variety of new-to-the-market products; while at RJ Reynolds USA + Brown & Williamson Tobacco USA He also has track record of delivering share and profits –with expertise in crafting trade investment strategies. This ability is further under pinned by solid B2B and B2C exposure with success in key accounts management and building relationships/synergies across business platforms. Michael is an inventor with 3 United States Patents.