Lexcel Group Appoints Odesile Managing Director of Grand Oak


The Chairman and Board of Directors of Lexcel Management/Nigeria Distilleries has appointed Fatai Odesile as acting Managing Director, Grand Oak Limited, effective March 28 2016.

Odesile was the Commercial Director before his elevation to the position of Acting Managing Director of Grand Oak Limited (GOL), following the exit of the former occupant.

Aare Odesile started his Working Career with 7up Bottling Company Plc in 1991and moved to NDL as a Research and Development Officer the following year. He rose rapidly to become the R&D Manager, before crossing over to Sales and Marketing, where he rose to become the pioneer Marketing Director of GOL in 2010.

A second class upper graduate of Industrial Chemistry from the prestigious University of Ibadan and MBA from the University of Lagos, Aare Odesile comes with over 25years cognate experience and has attended several courses at home and abroad, in institutions

such as Cranfield school of Management UK, Witz Business school SA, MCE Brussels, Lagos Business School, etc. Aare Odesile has held various positions in the Nigeria Marketing

communications industry including headship of Advertisers Association of Nigeria(ADVAN), past Council Member Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria(APCON), Advertising Sectoral Group(HASG).

He is a fellow of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (FNIMN), Chairman Board of Trustees of ADVAN and a member of the prestigious Ikeja Golf Club and Lagos Country Club. He is happily married with Children.