SIFAX Group, one of Africa’s fastest growing multinational corporations with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality, has elevated two of its management staff.
Mr. Michael Adebayo Owope has been promoted as an Executive Director from the position of General Manager, Off-Dock Terminal while Mr. Oliver Omajuwa, the former Head, Corporate Affairs and Marketing, becomes a General Manager.
Owope, a chartered accountant, holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and an MBA from Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
He has acquired diverse experience in insurance and maritime accounting and internal control processes spanning over a decade covering such areas as Payroll Accounting, Credit Control, Annual Reports and Statutory Returns, Management Reports; Cash Flow Planning and Management, Investment and Portfolio Management, Budgeting and Budgetary Control, Taxation and Tax Management, Due Diligence Investigations, among others.
He joined SIFAX Group in 2006 as the Group Head, Internal Control before a brief stint at SAHCOL, a member of SIFAX Group, as General Manager, Finance and Administration. He served as General Manager, Administration and Stevedoring in Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, another member of SIFAX Group.
Omajuwa, a graduate of Business Administration from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo-State, also holds an MBA (Marketing) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
He is a member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS). He is also a Fellow of International Logistics & Administration (ILA).
Before joining SIFAX Group in 2006, Omajuwa had worked as the pioneer Sales Analyst at Classic Beverages – makers of La Casera range of beverages; Chief Marketing Officer, Air Separation Nigeria Limited, manufacturers of medical and industrial oxygen gas and as the Admin/Marketing Manager at Duraclean Gases.
He has attended series of high profile sales, marketing, management, leadership and Public Relations trainings both locally and internationally.