Oluyemi Oloyede is a resounding people and business expert with over 16 years of supporting and leading multi-national teams with excellent results. He has attributed tremendous results in companies such as Procter & Gamble, Kellogg, and most recently Kerry Group as General Manager, West Africa where he led a team of commercial, finance, research, development and applications, supply chain, and operations colleagues to support Kerry’s customers in West Africa. Oluyemi, a leader and a follower values a growth mindset, grit, diligence, and integrity.
Oluyemi graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria with a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Great Ife! He started his career at Procter & Gamble West Africa as Key Accounts Manager, covering territories across Nigeria including Ibadan, Abuja, Kaduna, Zaria, Jos, Port Harcourt, and Lagos. He later became the National Sales Operations Manager covering all of Procter & Gamble’s sub-distributors in Nigeria and then as Regional Sales Manager responsible for Lagos, Ogun, Edo, and Delta States.
He also worked at L’Oréal Central West Africa as National Sales Manager for Nigeria and Ghana before leading Kellogg’s business in West Africa during which the $450M joint venture between Tolaram Group and Kellogg was consummated. After the transition to the joint venture operation, he joined Kerry Group, a B2B Group that develops and manufactures flavours, ingredients, and technology solutions to support food and beverage manufacturers around the world.
When he is not working, Oluyemi unwinds in nature, enjoys a documentary, or reads a book.