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CV, General Manager In FMCG Sector Seeking Work Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 35590

List top 5 skills: chief executive officer, director of operations, general manager, management specialist, manager, managing director, manufacturing manager, operations manager, production manager
Short Bio:

A General Manager with excellent management experience. I have a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc Hons.) in Industrial Chemistry and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with 15 years cognate experience in the FMCG (chemical & allied products, food processing and garment/textile) industry. I have gained experience in chemical processes, unit operations, quality assurance and management, business strategy, operations management, change management and financial/cost management.

Current location: 

Lagos, Nigeria - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Manufacturing and Operations, General Management, other

Spoken languages: 

english, Yoruba

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Australia, canada, Ireland, kazakhstan, nigeria, Tanzania, United Rep. of, United Arab Emirates


Experienced professional accomplished in operations and business management in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry; local and international. Qualified to degree level with MBA, strong analytical, business strategy, team leadership and change management skills have made me to competently lead operations that resulted in high performance results. My experience to date ensures significant value addition to company requiring top management professional.


• Strategic thinking skill

• Operations Management

• New Business/Market Development

• Well demonstrated interpersonal and good team leadership skill

• Committed to delivering excellent practices, integrity and professional ethics

• Microsoft Office tools. SPSS. ISO 14001 & 9001 implementation.


Education & Training

09/2012–07/2013: Central European University Business School, Budapest. Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Merit

09/2006-09/2007: University of Greenwich, UK. Master of Science in Environmental Science

09/1994-03/1999: University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Bachelor of Science (Hon) in Industrial Chemistry

CONSULTING PROJECT (01-04/2013): GEODIS’s business expansion in the African Logistics market and capturing 10% market share (Geodis Calberson Hungaria Kft: 4PL Company)

HONOURS/AWARDS: Central European University Leadership Scholar fellowship (2012). Netherlands Fellowship Programme (2006)

HP Life e-learning course: ‘Maximising Capacity’; & ‘Sales Forecasting’ (June 2014)


Career History

General Manager; Crown Natures Nigeria Limited, Lagos, Nigeria

• Achieve production targets for sales and forecast demands

• Manage over 100 staff and liaise with suppliers, contractors and government agencies

• Ensures quality assurance of materials and finished products for operations

• Implement staff compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental standards

• Coordinate total productive maintenance of the factory

• Coordinate daily schedules of production & operations, logistics and administrative activities of the company

• Lead the change for improvement in operations, staff motivation and efficient use of all resources to achieve target goals

• Achieve 20% increase in productivity over a period of three months

• Increased sales revenue by 50% within three months period

• Report directly to the Executive Director on a timely basis

• Coordinate and maintain standard operating procedures in the organisation


Greenwill Contributor: GREENWILL (EuChamber), Hungary.

• Develop environmental management policies for implementation at client companies to assess and reduce their environmental impacts

• Coordinate environmental auditing, assessment and campaigns in client companies


Finished Products Officer: SMG Groep, the Netherlands

• Processed semi-finished materials into finished products in an ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certified work environment

• Achieved products quality and production targets by efficient and effective use of resources

09/2005-12/2010: Production Manager: Ausgrada Nigeria Limited, Nigeria (FMCG)

• Directly managed production and operational activities of the company with 50 staff

• Established operational policies and implemented process improvements that ensured achievement of production targets and continuous quality management of products

• Successfully registered new products with NAFDAC and supervised its launching in the market

• Supervised total productive maintenance of production facilities in the factory

• Managed material and manpower resources to achieve daily targets of 10,000 units of 0.35L and 2000 units of 1L products with minimum wastes

09/2001-08/2005: Assistant Production Manager: Hot Comm. Nigeria Limited (FMCG)

• Developed and planned production schedules for operational activities which effectively stopped downtime and conflicts among employees

• Implemented operational training programmes which increased staff’s productivity by 50% within six months and reduced occupational health hazards to the minimum

• Totally eliminated products spoilage through improved hygiene and preservation technologies


Production Supervisor; Drury Industries Limited

• Supervised and coordinated shift arrangements for both automated and field continuous production processes in the plant with capacities of 90000MT/yr (Alum) and 112,500MT/yr (98.5% Sulphuric acid)

• Ensured adherence to emissions standards (<0.02% of sulphur (iv) oxide) by Reich’s test and Company’s HSE policy guidelines

• Supervised plant maintenance work, product lines, stock levels and monitored products quality



English – Fluent. Yoruba – Native. Dutch – Elementary



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