Management Team

 Mr Nnamdi-OkaforMr. Nnamdi Okafor - Managing Director/CEO

Mr. Nnamdi Okafor was appointed Managing Director /CEO on February 1, 2011. Before then he was the Executive Director/General Manager, Foods Division, Ota, with responsibility for the operations of the food processing division of the company. Mr. Okafor who has been with May & Baker since 1985, has held several other positions in the company including, Executive Director, Sales and Marketing with responsibility for locally manufactured products.

He has also served on several senior positions such as District Sales Manager, Training Manager, Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, Head, Sales & Marketing and Head, Sales & Distribution. Mr.Okafor holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife) as well as Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from ESUT Business School, Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.


Mr-Ezekiel-IbidapoMr. Ezekiel Ibidapo - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations

Mr. Ibidapo was appointed as Executive Director in-charge of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations in July 2011. Prior to his elevation, Mr. Ibidapo was General Manager in charge of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations. He joined the company in 2006 as Liquid Process Manager and later served as the Solid Process Manager. Mr. Ibidapo holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (1980) and a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Analysis (1984) from the same institution. He is a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.

Mr. Ibidapo has a wealth of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing in both multinational and local pharmaceutical companies since 1985 when he started his career as a Quality Control Pharmacist. He has attended trainings in many pharmaceutical plants in Europe , Asia and Africa.


Ayodeji

Ayodeji Aboderin - Financial Controller

Mr. Aboderin is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and holds a Commonwealth Executive MBA degree. He holds the Mandatory 35 Contact Hours PMP Certificate in Project Management.

He has close to two decades of cognate experience in the FMCG industry. He has worked across diverse blue-chip multinational companies which include Nigerian Bottling Co. Ltd/CCHBC; Dangote Foods Industries; and PZ Cussons Nig. Plc  and rising to Senior Management level before joining May & Baker Plc as Financial Controller/CFO.

 


 

 Valentine-C-OkeluuMr Valentine C. Okelu - General Manager/Head, Foods Division

Valentine Okelu is the General Manager/Head, Foods Division.He joined the company in 1996 as a Medical Representative. Other positions he held previously within the company
include Market Development Manger, Product Manager- Cadiovascular, Head, Demand Creation, Head, Corporate Planning and Development and Head, Pharmaceutical Sales & Marketing. He graduated with distinction from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He also holds a Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)degree in Pharmacology & Toxicology from the same university.

Mr. Okelu is a member of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals, USA and an alumnus both of Lagos Business School and London Business School. He is also a member of several pharmaceutical associations including International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association and Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.


 Mrs-Gladys-UmohMrs. Gladys N. Umoh - Head, Human Capital Development

She joined May & Baker Nig. Plc in 2008 after more than eighteen (18) years working experience in Administration / Accounts and Human Resources Management in various sectors of the economy. Prior to joining May & Baker, Mrs. Umoh was Head of Human Resources at Zinox Technologies Limited. She also worked for over eight (8) years as Human Resources Personnel at Swiss Pharma Nig. Limited.

She holds a B.Sc Degree in Business Education Accounting, Masters Degree in Industrial Labour Relations and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria where she has served as a member of the professional development and consultancy committee for the past eight (8) years. She has also attended several courses in Leadership and Human Resource Management.


 Chukutem-Chukuka2Mr. Chukutem Chukuka - Head, Pharma Sales and Marketing

Chukutem is a 1989 graduate of Pharmacy from the University of Benin and started his working career in the Hospital and Community Pharmacy Retail practice. He became a Medical Representative with Glaxo Nigeria Ltd in 1993, from where he moved to May & Baker Nigeria Plc in April 1994 rising to the position of National Key Accounts' Manager. He joined Nigerian-German Chemicals Plc in March 2005 as Marketing Manager and was at different times, the General Manager and Associate Director responsible for Ethical Pharma Division, Brand assets, Corporate, Regulatory and Public Sector functions.

He returned to May & Baker Nigeria Plc in May 2012 where he now heads Pharma Sales and Marketing. An alumnus of the Lagos Business School, Nigeria and Haggai Leadership Institute USA, he holds an MBA degree, and in addition to attending several local & international courses, he has three professional international journal publications to his credit.

 

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