THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
ABDULLAHI A. SULE
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
Engr. Abdullahi Sule has over 30 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas sector in the USA and Nigeria, Steel Production, Machine Shop Operations and the Sugar industry both in Nigeria and the United States of America. He holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University, United States. He was the MD/CEO of African Petroleum (AP) Plc, and Sadiq Petroleum Nigeria Limited. Engr. Sule joined Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc in 2007 as Managing Director, he became MD/CEO in December 2011, a position he held until his appointment as the Deputy Group Managing Director of Dangote Sugar in November 2013, and Ag. Group Managing Director in year 2015.
RAVINDRA SINGH SINGHVI
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mr. Ravindra Singh Singhvi is the Chief Operating Officer of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, with over 37 years of proven experience in leadership positions in Manufacturing and Processes in Sugar, Petrochemicals, Cement, Textiles products industries in India. Mr. Singhvi is a Chartered Accountant with background in Company Secretary ship and General Management. He possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in B.Com (Hons) and Law(I) from the University of Jodhpur, India. Prior to joining Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Mr. Singhvi was the Managing Director & CEO of NSL Sugar Limited, Hyderabad, India, Managing Director, EID Parry (1) Limited, Chennai, India, one of top three sugar producing companies in India. He was also President Indo Rama Group, Birla Group and Executive Director at S. Kumar Nationwide Limited amongst others.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mrs Adebola Falade is the Chief Financial Officer of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, with over 22 years post qualification experience. Mrs. Falade is a graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos; and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. She was the Chief Financial Officer of Ecart Internet Services Ltd (Jumia), and had worked at Guinness Nigeria Plc (a Diageo company) in various senior roles spanning across Financial Control, Compliance and Ethics Management, Strategic leadership in Enterprise Risk Management; Internal Audit and compliance in fulfillment of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, and the UK Bribery Act, amongst others at Afprint Nigeria Plc, and Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd.
COMPANY SECRETARY / LEGAL ADVISER
Mrs Chioma Madubuko is the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. A Lawyer with over 30 years’ post call to bar experience spanning legal practice, banking, manufacturing, real estate etc. Mrs. Madubuko is an alumnus of the University of Ife, Ile-Ife, now known as Obafemi University where she also obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She has a diversified experience that spans across Litigation, Legal Advisory, Company Secretarial, Credit Risk Management, Corporate Governance, General management and administration amongst others.
GENERAL MANAGER, REFINERY OPERATIONS
Engr. Ogunwale holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, and a Diploma in Financial Management obtained from the University of Ibadan Consultancy Unit. With over 40 years experience in the sugar industry, Engr. Ogunwale is a well experienced sugar industry professional in the erection, commissioning, maintenance and management of sugar plants.
CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR
Idowu Adenopo has over 23 years experience across professional practice and the manufacturing industry both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) of the Institute of Internal Auditors, North America and an Associate member of both the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and the Nigerian Institute of Management.
HEAD HUMAN RESOURCES/ADMIN
Mr. Hassan Salisu is the General Manager Human Resources/Administration of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. He has over 30 years work experience in the Nigerian Banking sector. Mr. Salisu holds a BSc. in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and MSc in Technology Development from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun State. He was the GM, Organization Resourcing at Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria and GM, Corporate Services at the Bank of Industry. Mr. Salisu joined Dangote Industries Limited in 2012 as Head Management Development. He later became the GM, Group Learning & Development at the Dangote Academy, a position he held until his deployment, to Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc as the GM, Human Resources and Administration.
NSEOBOT EBONG EKPE
HEAD OF SUPPLY CHAIN
Nseobot is the Head of Supply Chain, in charge of the Materials and Procurement functions. He was the Head of Sales, Eastern Region before his reassignment. Mr. Ekpe obtained a Masters degree in Marketing from the ESUT Business School, Enugu and a BSc in Marketing from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State both in Nigeria. Nseobot has over 19 years’ experience in sales and marketing in the Manufacturing sector and FMCG sections of multinational organizations’ in Nigeria & Ghana.
BELLO ALKALI SADDIQ
HEAD SALES & MARKETING
Mr. Bello Alkali Saddiq is the Head, Sales & Marketing of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. Mr. Saddiq holds a Master’s degree in Marketing from the Bayero University, Kano, and Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from the Kaduna State Polytechnic, both in Nigeria. Prior to joining Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Bello was the Head of key accounts at Lafarge Africa Plc. With over 20 years post work experience, Mr. Saddiq spent 18 years in the FMCG sector; in sales positions across Multinational companies. He is a member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria.
FATAY OLAMILEKAN JIMOH
HEAD RISK MANAGEMENT
Fatay O. Jimoh holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting in Yaba College of Technology Yaba, Lagos. He joined Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc in April 2018 with over 25 years’ multi industry experience across the Banking sector, Information Technology, Accounting Professional practice, Credit Risk etc. Fatay is responsible for the DSR Enterprise Risk Management Function. He is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Management, and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Information Management Africa and a member of the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria.
HEAD, DSR FLEET OPERATIONS
Rabiu Mohammed has over 30 years experience, which spans across production, plant, fleet, transport, logistics and warehouse management. He obtained a BSc in Economics and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. Rabiu began his career with Nigerian Bottling Company where he rose to Plant manager level, and have worked at various locations across Nigeria. He has held various positions of increasing responsibility and complexity in Transport and Logistics Divisions across Dangote Group.