The Advisory Board of the African Wealth Report (AWR) has announced the appointment of Mr. Ade Adefeko to the Board in a non-executive capacity. The appointment is with effect from July 30, 2016. Adefeko, according to a release, is a respected agricultural chain and food expert, as well as a brand and communications exponent.
He is currently Vice President and Head Corporate and Government Relations with Olam Nigeria, a leading agribusiness and food company in Nigeria, which is a subsidiary of Singapore based Olam International a company with global presence in 70 countries organised into 16 platforms comprising 47 Agri-commodities.
A foremost external relations and stakeholder management specialist, Adefeko brings to the Advisory Board of AWR intimate knowledge of policy issues all over Africa, strong linkages and familiarity with key leaders and Government functionaries at the highest level.
His appointment has been received with joy at AWR as the organisation hopes to take advantage of his skills and strengths in the coming years.
The Chairman, AWR, Mr. Paul Andrew said, “It is a pleasure having Mr. Adefeko on our Advisory Board. He is an amazing and amiable gentleman with multi-lingual skills in French, Portuguese, German and Spanish that play to his role as an enabler in Africa’s HNWI’s space.”