Olakunle Ade-Ojo, Independent Director, Custodian Insurance

Mr. Olakunle Ade-Ojo is the Managing Director of Toyota Nigeria Ltd. A graduate of Mechanical Engineering from University of Reading, he also holds an M.Sc in Automotive Product Engineering from Cranfield University, both in the United Kingdom.

As a Global Management Associate, he worked extensively in different operational departments while at Toyota Motor Slaes, USA.

He returned to Nigeria as the Business and Strategic Development Manager of Toyota (Nigeria) Limited and rose through the ranks. He was the Executive Director with Toyota Nigeria Limited until his appointment as the Managing Director of the Company.

As the Managing Director, within his second year of Leading the Company he saw to the establishment of Toyota Assembly Plant in Nigeria. He also supervised the assembly and test of the first Hiace bus assembled in the plant.

He has attended various Executive Management Programmes both at the Lagos Business School and the Wits Business School, South Africa. He is a member of Council, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industryand also a member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria.

He is an astute business man who is quick to recognise business opportunities.

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