JOF Nigeria Limited is a wholly owned Nigerian Company founded in 1993 by Segun Olugboyegun. It has its roots in the businesses started by his father, Rev. (Dr) Canon J. O. Fagboyegun in 1951, who was into the produce of cocoa, palm kernel and coffee.
The company started as an export and import company, but over time has evolved into a company with diverse interests in Logistics, Shipping (Brokerage and Chartering), Warehousing, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Real Estate and Investments.
To-date, JOF has established an enviable reputation as a leading provider of integrated supply chain solutions to the leading FMCG multinational companies in Nigeria. Among these are Nestle Nigeria Plc, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Unilever Nigeria Plc, Guinness Nigeria Plc, UAC Foods, ABInBev (International Breweries Plc), Godrej Nigeria Limited, Hayat Kimya Nigeria Limited and Pladis Global Limited (United Biscuits).
The Strategic architecture that has inspired the leadership of the JOF business is as follows:
To create exceptional value for the benefit of all stakeholders
To enhance value creation by deploying proven competencies in select strategic partnerships
Anchored on three pillars: Integrity, Excellence and Relationships
J.O.F.... partnering to maximize value
Nigeria, being a uniquely challenging environment, demands a total hands-on approach where Supply Chain Management is concerned. We have established, in accordance with stakeholder expectations a widely-acknowledged reputation for excellence in our business operations and believe that trust and respect are the currency of sound relationship management.
Some of the strategies we deploy in our activities include:
All of these are complemented by the support received from our bankers to distinguish us as focused, purpose-driven men and women of integrity. The continued patronage of our services by established multinationals prove the success of our strategy.
Develop a strong, dynamic, logistics and distribution platform enhanced by an in-house team of skilled solution providers
Proactively research, identify and adapt our methodologies to existing conditions in order to continuously provide better services to customers
Eliminate or minimise loss by ensuring operational and organisational efficiency, underscored by strict financial controls
Meet and where possible, exceed ethical and environmental obligations
JOF has been recognised as one of the TOP 100 BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA by the Federal Government of Nigeria – 2014
JOF has established invaluable trading, importation, distribution-operations and management of supply chains that serves the demands of multinational companies in the food and beverage industry
Year on year winner of Nestle Nigeria Plc’s Good Performance Award as Best Raw Materials Supplier
Obanikoro Warehouse Complex, Lagos State
Oregun Warehouse Complex, Lagos State
Otta Warehouse Complex, Ogun State
Agbara Warehouse Complex, Ogun State
Segun obtained an L.L.M in Maritime Law from Kings College, University of London, is an accomplished lawyer and the founder of Segun Fagboyegun & Associates, a firm of solicitors, advocates and legal consultants based in Lagos. He founded JOF Nigeria Limited and has remained its Chief Executive Officer from inception to date. He is a Member of the Executive Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (Nigerian Chapter), a Member of the Institute of Directors of London, and an Alumnus of the London Business School. He is the Chairman of Tulip Cocoa Processing Company Limited and also a Director of several other reputable companies.
Dayo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Banking & Finance from University of Ado Ekiti, and an MBA from Canterbury Business School, now Kent Business School, University of Kent, United Kingdom. He worked as a Business Analyst with Integrated Business Strategies, a management consultancy firm before joining JOF Nigeria Limited to manage the company’s portfolio of investments. He is responsible for the real estate arm of the business as well as facility management.
Rony holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He has occupied various management positions in some multinational companies and worked over three decades in many African countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Angola and South Africa.
Emmanuel is the Lead Consultant with Multivaluedge Consulting Limited. He has diverse experiences spanning over three decades in several blue-chip companies including Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Unilever Ghana Limited, Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Dangote Cement Plc, amongst others where he held several senior leadership positions in human resources, logistics and procurement. Mr. Imoagene graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Benin, and a Master’s degree from the University of Ibadan. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.
Adeline obtained a BSc Agric. Economics degree from the University of Calabar. She is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). She is a professional with a career of over 30 years spanning internal & external Auditing, Accounting & Finance with diverse industry experience across FMCG, Paints, Logistics, Real Estate, Automobile, Personal Care & Financial Services sectors. She trained with Coopers & Lybrand (Chartered Accountants) then worked with a Mortgage Bank and UAC of Nigeria Plc. She held various management positions in UAC of Nigeria Plc which include; Divisional Commercial Director MDS Logistics, Group Treasurer UACN Plc, Finance Director CAP Plc and Finance Director UAC Foods Limited. She joined JOF Nigeria Limited on 5 July, 2022.
Adeyinka has over 25 years cross functional experience in Information Technology; Human Resource Management; Procurement and Supply Chain Planning. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Economics (Combined Honours) from the Ogun State University and a Master’s degree in Industrial & Labour Relations from the University of Lagos. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, ISACA, USA. Mr. Adetunji held several management positions in Nigerian Breweries Plc, an operating company of Heineken International.
Adewale holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from the University of Lagos. He is a Chartered member of the Institute of Purchasing & Supply Management and Alumni of London Business School, UK. He has over 25 years of work experience in Food & Beverage and Manufacturing Industry spanning through end to end Supply Chain and General Management. His career in Nestle started in Procurement, later as Business Analyst, Factory Logistics Manager, National Distribution Manager, Head of Supply Chain and Country Business Manager for Nestle Water with International work experience in Switzerland, Thailand, Russia and USA. He equally worked as Chief Operating Officer at Covenant Salt Ltd and at Frigoglass as Head of Supply Chain before he joined JOF Nigeria Limited as Director, Manufacturing Business Unit.
Rajesh has over 35 years of manufacturing experience with 20 years of hands-on expertise in diverse environments of various types of Salt Works Operations and Management of Salt Refinery across Africa. Mr. Mehta was a General Manager in Salt organizations in Ghana, Kenya and the Director of Operations in Neelkanth Salt Ltd, Tanzania before joining JOF Nigeria Limited. Rajesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences Pilani, India. He has attended several trainings and workshops including the Ninth World symposium on Salt at The Hague, Netherlands.
Ibukun holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos and Master of Business Administration from ESUT Business School Enugu. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). He has over 20 years’ experience in Management and Financial Accounting with vast experience in Total Supply Chain Operations ranging from Demand and Supply Planning, Warehousing and Distribution, Procurement, Customers Services and Process Improvement. Ibukun was the Lean Value Stream Manager in Nestle Nigeria Plc before joining JOF Nigeria Limited.