Arek Bawa

Managing Director

A Chartered Accountant with Finance and Procurement experience spanning over 20 years in local and international positions in Africa, Middle East and Asia (including Turkey and Russia). He has good functional experience at executive level in the logistics and procurement functions of FMCG Industry as well as finance experience in Trading, Oil and Gas Industry.

He has a good leadership, problem solving abilities and interpersonal skills that facilitate effective teamwork , good operations management. He has experience in distribution, consumer management, strategic buying of Direct and Indirect Materials, Supply Market Insight, Procurement Outsourcing, Management and Corporate Finance, Inventory Management, and Control.

His last role as a procurement director ‘Third party manufacturing Asia’; working out of Singapore with the executive responsibility for the procurement of finished products valued at over $1.5b across Unilever’s operations in Asia inclusive of Australia.

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Baba Ikazoboh

Chief Revenue Officer

Baba is Chief Revenue Officer at Dragnet Solutions Limited, a company he co-founded to provide pre-employment screening and scholarship management services to a growing list of World Class clients with human capital and social responsibility needs in Nigeria. As Chief Revenue Officer, he is responsible for strategy, procedure and execution oversight, for numerous departments including Sales, Marketing, Research & Development.

Prior to establishing Dragnet Solutions Ltd, he was Managing Director of Kerildbert Holdings Ltd, a family owned 3rd Party Logistics provider to leading multinational manufacturers in Nigeria. He worked in various supply chain roles, with Unilever VdBF, Pfizer CHC, First Quench (Threshers Group), and Trigon Snacks of Aintree in Liverpool.

An Alumni of the prestigious Lagos Business School, his educational background includes a 1st degree in Manufacturing Engineering and a second bachelors degree in Commerce (both concurrently attained with honours at the University of Birmingham, UK). He has a Masters in Finance & Logistics (MSc Trade, Transport and Finance at the CASS Business School, London). He has published work in Centralising Global Procurement, strategically analysing supply chain process consolidation in 6 countries: UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Canada and South Africa.

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