Just on the heels of the sale to Zinox, Konga, Nigeria’s leading e-commerce giant, has announced the appointment of Olusiji Ijogun as Chairman. While it is expected that leadership batons must be exchanged, maybe no one would have guessed who’ll receive the baton. This appointment takes effect from April 1st, 2018.
Ijogun is an expert in his own right, having spent well over three decades of top-notch performance in finance and management. With these experiences, he is just like the perfect fit to lead the e-commerce company. Before now, he has performed exceedingly well in other companies, where he has brought to bear on the fortunes of a number of thriving businesses across various sectors.
He has held several top positions in the business space, some of which includes, Senior Group Manager, Unilever Audit, Divisional Managing Director, UAC Foods, Group Finance Director, UAC of Nigeria Plc and Commercial Director, Lever Egypt. Appointed to the Board of Honeywell Group where he positioned the Group in the foods sector of the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) segment is also a major in his career.
Mr. Ijogun holds a B.Sc (Hons.) degree from the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants UK and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Presently, he serves as the Chairman of Ackmen Nigeria Limited and CEO of Innodel Consulting.
No doubt, Konga as a company need proper restructuring. It is expected that with the vast knowledge and experience of Olusiji Ijogun, strategies and plans would be put in place in no time.