Experience

  • Business development Executive Africa

    at saint gobain

    August 2019 - at Present

    Gauteng

    (i) Responsible for the overall management of all strategic and operational marketing and customer relations. (ii) Provide market feedback to the leadership on competitive offerings, prospect needs and generate new product needs. (iii) Drive increased revenue and profit to achieve organisations growth in Africa. (iii) Planning and coordinating the implementation of business plans and the penetration of new markets (iv) Taking ownership of the management of the sales and marketing functions of the business. (v) Develop long and short term business strategy covering product portfolio, pricing strategy and distribution strategy across Sub-Sahara Africa

  • Regional Business Executive– West Africa (Anglophone)

    at saint gobain

    July 2015 - July 2019

    Greater Accra Region

    (i) Providing leadership, strategic direction and growth in Anglophone West Africa. (ii) Managing business resources to achieve overall company objectives and ensure sustainable competitiveness (iii) Managing Regional P&L, ensuring positive OP. (iii) Establishing new customer base, Routes to Market (RTM), channels of distribution and managing existing clientele to achieve market share. (iv) Implementing effective sales and marketing plans for brand leadership in each of the market segment we service. (v) Engaging with key construction stakeholders on critical projects to drive our brand/products through specification

  • Regional Sales Manager – Southern Africa

    at saint gobain

    August 2014 - June 2015

    Gauteng

    (i) Responsible for the development and performance of all sales and marketing activities in Southern Africa (ii) Engaging with stakeholders (Government ministries, Engineers, Finance institution) for large scale water projects (iii) Establishing key partners/ distributors for retail products in the region whilst maintaining and improving relations with our clients. (iv) Cross Functional Collaboration with other group activities and factories to ensure seamless supply chain service (v) Profit and Loss management for the region

  • Regional Sales Manager – Central and West Africa

    at saint gobain

    June 2011 - August 2014

    Gauteng

    (i) New market development and performance of all sales and marketing activities in West Africa mainly Nigeria, Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) (ii) Market Intelligence; identifying sales opportunities. implementing effective sales strategies through competitor mapping and analysis (iii) Identifying new distributors and partners for retail business. (iv) Profit and Loss management for the region. (v) Ensure overall delivery and quality of the unit’s offerings to customers

  • National Business Development Manager (EXCO)

    at Barloworld Logistics Freight Forwarding, South Africa

    October 2010 - June 2011

    Gauteng

    (i) Identify and develop new business with key focus on high revenue clients (ii) Developing trade business between the Far East (China) and South Africa (iii) Mapping potential customers and generate leads for the organisation (iv) Prepare and deliver business pitches to potential customers (v) Collaborate with other senior executives in improving business, mitigating risk and creating a positive work environment

  • Regional General Manager - Business Development

    at APM Terminals (APMT) Nigeria Ltd

    November 2008 - July 2010

    Lagos State

    (i)Overall strategic planning and direction for the sales and marketing and operations department within the region (ii) Managing Profit and loss for the commercial and trucking division (iii) Coordinating the development of key performance goals for functions and direct reports (iv) Identifying new market opportunities and implementing sales effectiveness within the regions (v) Engaging with respective government ministries to established inland container ports

  • Deputy General Manager

    at Maersk Line Nigeria Ltd

    May 2007 - November 2008

    Lagos State

    (i)Managing, co coordinating and executing all trucking and dispatch function within the company. (ii) Developing transport solutions and management of Inland Container Depots

  • National Product Manager – Freight Forwarding

    at DAMCO (Maersk Logistics)

    March 2006 - April 2007

    Gauteng

    To develop an efficient operational freight forwarding structure within South Africa for International Transport Management for Sea freight and Air Freight. To manage the performance of a national product in revenue by offering a world class logistics’ service

  • Regional Trucking Manager (Southern Africa)

    at Maersk Line South Africa

    February 2005 - March 2006

    Gauteng

    The development of land based transportation products within the Southern African Cluster – South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, Malawi & Zimbabwe. To increase the support of affiliated company’s while remaining focused on group’s efficiency and profitability.

Education

  • Masters of Business Adminstration

    at Regenesys Business School

    2017 - 2019 (2 years) Gauteng

  • Bachelors of Business Admin

    at Milpark Business School

    1999 - 2001 (2 years)

  • Matric

    at Sandown High School

    1994 - 1998 (4 years) Gauteng

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