Chinedu Okere is a seasoned business leader with proven track records of success in manufacturing sector. He has over 17 years’ experience in Leadership and management of FMCGs.
He is a Chartered Accountant and Associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management with a degree in Accounting from the University of Calabar, Nigeria.
Chinedu is a Process Keizen Engineer (PKE) on focused improvement which significantly stands him out in leading corporate re-engineering & cost saving initiatives
He has attended various training Courses both within and outside Nigeria (which includes Africa & Middle East Leadership development program, Amsterdam, Heineken International Management development course, Amsterdam) etc
Chinedu is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Niyya Food & Drinks Co Ltd (a Verod Capital Company) and oversees the finance function as well. Before then he was Financial Controller of same company, CEO of Anpletune Nigeria Limited, National Planning Manager Nigerian Breweries Plc (Heineken Nigeria)
Chinedu is happily married to Mrs. Abimbola Okere with four children.
Head, Human Resources
Samson Ladan has over 15 years of experience in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management.
He is a Chartered member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Resource Management. Prior to Niyya, Samson gathered extensive experience at British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria Limited where he rose through the ranks to the position of HR Business Partner before his departure.
Samson is currently the Head, Human Resources and Administration at Niyya Farm Group Limited.
Godwin Imagwe is a Food Scientist and Technologist. He graduated from prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with a degree in Food Science and Technology and holds a PGD in Management from ABU, Zaria. Godwin is a Member, Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology and a Lean Six-Sigma Green belt holder.
Godwin has over 26 years’ experience and began his career with Nigerian Breweries and later Nigeria bottling Company (Coca-Cola) before joining Niyya Farm Group where he grew through the ranks.
He is self-motivated, focused and result-oriented with core competences in Dairy Technology, Production Management, Quality systems Management, Food Safety, Customer service, Team Management in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry and above all, a practicing Christian.
National Sales Manager
Taiwo is an experienced Sales Manager with over 12 years of experience in customer service, business development, key account management, product management and sales management.
Prior to Niyya, he worked at Guinness Nigeria Plc and Glomobile Telecommunications Limited as a team member and leader on several network, customer care and sales issues as well as monitoring the line of resolution. His role in sales and after-sales support has displayed an unchanging commitment to excellent service delivery, target achievement as well as meeting overall business objective.
Taiwo has extensive knowledge of retail operations, key account management as well as distributor management.