• Lagos, Ngeria.
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Management Team

SAMUEL EJEH

Founder/CEO

Samuel is entrepreneurial in nature and brings over 17 years experience working in various capacities in the oil & gas, banking, software and FMCG industries

• He holds an MBA from the #1 entrepreneurship MBA program at Babson        College (Boston, Massachusetts)

• Samuel is leveraging his unique understanding of the no- frills discount retail business model to exploit the opportunities in the Nigerian grocery retail industry

WOLE ADEKOYA

Executive Officer/Finance

Wole is an accounting graduate of Yaba College of Technology and a Chartered Management Accountant with over two decades of experience in the Manufacturing, FMCG, Oil and Agricultural Industries

• Wole has attended various top management courses and held several senior management positions

• He was Senior Accountant at Doyin Group of companies, Head of Finance at Oasis Plastics Limited (Ota), Group Accountant at West Group (West Oil, West Farm and West Plastics) and Chief Financial Officer at Makakwute Innovative Limited before joining Grocery Bazaar

JOSEPH ISAH

Executive Officer/Merchandising (Buyer)

Over 16 years professional experience in the FMCG industry working in various roles at Unilever, Doyin Group, Aycee Limited as well as Grocery Bazaar

• Joseph has been instrumental in setting up the supply chain management systems at Grocery Bazaar, from inception to date

• Joseph has continued to improve his knowledge of the retail industry since joining Grocery Bazaar

OMASHOLA UKUTI

Executive Officer/Corporate Services

Omashola is a chartered accountant by training, and brings over 18 years professional work experience to the team

• He worked in various capacities in the banking, religion and consulting industries

• He worked as Branch Services Head, Branch Manager, Credit Analyst, Internal Auditor/Investigator and Head of Reconciliation at Access Bank PLC

• He has also worked as a Financial Arbitration Consultant and Diocesan Accountant

• He has led several financial system reviews and resolutions in conjunction with KPMG Professionals

YEMI ODESANMI

Executive Officer/Operations and Technology Support

Yemi is a seasoned IT professional with over 18 years work experience

• Prior to joining Grocery Bazaar, Yemi was an IT Consultant with several Nigeria banks and companies setting up and implementing their IT solutions

• Yemi has various IT and project management certification, and also holds an Advance Diploma in Computer Engineering

• Yemi has been instrumental in ensuring we maximize the use of our technology assets while keeping down our cost

OJUKWU NNAMDI

Executive Officer/Operations

Ojukwu is the executive officer in charge of our operations and has demonstrated the ability to take on even more leadership roles

• Ojukwu has a Masters Degree in Health & Safety

• Before joining Grocery Bazaar as a pioneer member of the Loss Prevention Unit in 2012, Ojukwu had a short stint with a supermarket in Benin City

• He has been involved with store set-up and opening, and he is currently the most experienced with new location set-ups

WALE JESUDEYI

Executive Officer/Management Accounting

Wale is a graduate of accounting from the University of Lagos and a chartered accountant.

• He has over 20 years of working experience across different sectors which includes manufacturing, audit and banking before joining Grocery Bazaar Stores.

• He is a guru in Microsoft Excel and data analysis.

MATTHEW UMOREN

Executive Officer/Marketing

With over 18 years experience in the Advertising and FMCG industries, Matt is well groomed in brand building and brand management

• Matthew has strong competence in marketing communications, branding and customer service

• Matt is very passionate about customer experience thus he has brought to bear on grocery bazaar a rich customer service orientation, which has become the culture and fulcrum of the business

• He holds an MBA from Lagos State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Uyo

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