Our man crush today is Omoboyede Oyebolanle Olusanya , a seasoned professional and outstanding business leader, and the Chief Executive Officer of Flour Mills of Nigeria.
Omoboyede strives to strengthen brands, generate value for investors, and lead groups into the future.
He is currently the chairman of Axxela Limited, and the chief executive officer, group managing director, and director of Flour Mills Nigeria Plc.
He previously had the role of Chief Business Transformation Officer at Dangote Group Ltd.
Boye is a key part of the senior management team since he joined FMN in January 2020 as Group Chief Operating Officer is Mr. Olusanya. He succeeded Mr. Paul Gbededo, who is retired after 38 years of honorable service to the Group and was inducted to the Board of Directors in July 2020.
Boye (Omoboyede Oyebolanle Olusanya) is a trained engineer and computer scientist. He earned his engineering degree with honors from the University of Lagos and continued his education by earning his M.Sc. at the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester in England. M.Sc. in computer science respectively, Environmental Civil Engineering. Boye has also taken a number of management courses at Lagos Business School, and Harvard Business Schools respectively.
He belongs to the UK’s Institute of Highway and Transportation, the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), and the Institute of Directors (IOD) (IHT).
Boye started his career over three decades ago as an engineer with Ove Arup and Partners. He is a results-driven leader with excellent commercial judgment and risk management abilities (a global design consultancy firm). He has had a number of roles with increasing responsibility throughout the course of this time in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, information technology, FMCG, and structural engineering.
He previously held a number of executive positions in several industries over the past 20 years, most recently as the Group Operating Partner at Helios Investment Partners (a large global private equity firm), where he oversaw a variety of investment portfolios. As chief executive officer of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Service Limited (formerly Etisalat), he oversaw the sale of 9mobile and anchored the process from beginning to end.
In 2016, he was an Associate at GA Capital Ltd, a consulting and advisory company that offers technical and financial advice to a number of privately held companies and parastatals. Managing Director of Transformation at Dangote Industries Limited. acting CEO of VEE Networks Limited, formerly ECONET Wireless, where he successfully oversaw the company’s transition to a new name. Managing Director of Dancom Technologies.
Boye is good at what he does. He drives revenue and positive products and he’s smart with his productivity skills.