Ade Adefeko is Vice President Corporate & Government Relations and also in charge of External Communication and Stakeholder Management at OLAM NIGERIA, the largest Agribusiness and food company in Nigeria and a subsidiary of OLAM international of Singapore the parent company with a presence in 70 countries.
His 27 year professional career spans diverse sectors including Broadcast/Pay-Tv, FMCG and the Banking industry where he held senior management roles in Treasury, Credit and Operations. Prior to joining OLAM, Ade played a pivotal role in broadcast policy advocacy as Head Corporate Communications and Public Affairs with Multi-Choice (Dstv) Nigeria. Subsequently, he became Area Head of Communication and Regulatory Affairs, British American Tobacco for Benin, Niger and Togo based in Nigeria where he managed core regulatory issues in the highly sensitive Tobacco industry.
Ade is a polyglot, an avid writer, with a weekly column in Leadership Newspaper and a former football pundit on SuperSport. He is on the advisory board of the African Wealth Report (AWR) and SYNERGOS Nigeria’s State Partnership for Agriculture (SPA) in non-executive capacities. He is also the current Chairman of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture Export Action Group (NACCIMA) NEXAG.