MANAGEMENT TEAM

Providing solid business structure

PASTOR ADEMOLA ODUNAIYA

CHAIRMAN

Jointly founded Wemy Industries with his wife in 1978, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree from Liverpool University UK, a Fellowship member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is an astute and experienced Industrialist. Pastor Ademola has held several leadership positions in different capacities as; Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors of Access Bank Plc for 8 years till November 2003 when he voluntarily retired. He is currently the Chairman of IFECO Limited-another family manufacturing outfit and Chairman of Daltrade Nigeria Limited; a manufacturing joint venture business between Nigerian businessmen and the Polish government. Although “baba” is over 70, he is still involved in certain decision processes in the company, he has left the day to day activities to other directors.

PAUL ODUNAIYA

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Paul Adedoyin Odunaiya, a seasoned accountant with strong business acumen who sits as the current Managing Director of Wemy Industries Limited; producers of Nigeria’s pioneer brand of diapers and wipes popularly known as Dr Brown’s and Nightingale Products.

Upon assuming this position, he has taken the business from 1st generation to 2nd generation success here by increasing the annual turnover four times more than its estimated expansion rate.

Prior to his return to Nigeria, Paul had spent most of his working life in the UK managing businesses in different sectors such as Insolvency Management, Information Technology, Marketing and Energy brokerage.

Now, he brings to bear his passion for the business and the desire for the growth of local manufacturing as a tool for developmental change in his home country, Nigeria and Africa.

He is a graduate of Computer Science and Accounting and also holds a professional Accounting Certificate with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is based in Lagos with his wife and children.

OBATUNDE ODUNAIYA

PROCUREMENT & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Obatunde (Oba) Odunaiya has been Procurement & Operations Director in Wemy Industries Limited   since 2009. He has over 12 years’ experience of consumer products, product development, international procurement, operations and manufacturing.

Prior to joining WEMY, he had experience in back office operations with an investment banking firm in the United States.Oba has management oversight and leadership adroitness for the procurement of raw materials and machineries, manufacturing, sales and distribution of Wemy’s baby care, feminine care and adult care product lines.

His focus on business dynamism and efficiency is one of his stand-out traits and arguably one major factor behind the changes in the company’s turnover since joining the company in 2009.

He holds an MBA from the University of Bridgeport, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University, and an Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations and Value Chain Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

 ADEOLA OYEYIPO

DEPUTY SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR

Adeola is a sales engineer with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, he discovered his passion for sales early in life and decided to build a career in sales growing through the ranks in Wemy Industries from a Sales Personnel to his current position as Deputy Sales & Marketing Director.

He is now a highly successful marketing professional with 20 years’ experience committed to identifying, developing and implementing new approaches and strategies to stimulate sales and increase market share.

Adeola is also a fellow of the Institute of Brand Management Nigeria. He remains ambitious with a strong determination to succeed and also boasts of a proven track record of working within a target driven environment and of achieving sales targets consistently.

EMMANUEL  N. ODIGIE

 FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Emmanuel Nosakhare Odigie is the Financial Controller of Wemy Industries Limited. He is a graduate of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, an Associate member of the Institute Of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute Of Taxation Of Nigeria (ACTN), Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment U.K. (ACSI), Institute Of Loans and Risk Management, Nigeria (MILRM) and associate Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

He has attended several training courses including IFRS certification course with UHY Maaji & Co, Citi Bank Treasury & Finance Conference, LBS Senior Management Programme.

Emmanuel has more than 18 years’ experience in the field of accounting & finance, auditing and controls, tax planning & management, financial & treasury management, business information management, risk & loan management, fund syndication, forensic and fraud management, project management.