Abiodun was appointed CEO in September 2015 and he is responsible for the overall strategy and operations of the Company. Until his appointment, Abiodun was a Partner at Distinct Consult & Associates, a private consultancy firm in the area of Turnaround and Change Management; Operational Process Development and Management; Financial Planning and Investment Analysis; and Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
He began his career as an Audit Supervisor and later as part time Lecturer for Management Staff at Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde between July 1993 and August 1995, before venturing into the Banking Sector as an Assistant Manager, Credit and Marketing at Crystal Bank from August 1995 till July 1997. He had a brief stint in the Public Sector when he served in a Treasury function at the Local Government Service Commission in Lagos between July 1997 and September 2000.
In September 2000 after contributing his quota to public service, he revived his banking career to perform a commercial banking function at Liberty Bank Plc till August 2001. Thereafter, he moved to Omega bank as a unit head and later was appointed Acting Group Head, Consumer Banking at Omega Bank Plc till December 2003 prior to co-founding Distinct Consult & Associates in January 2004.
He had a short stint in the downstream sector of the telecommunication industry at the inception of the GSM business in Nigeria with his organization being the biggest distributor of MTN and major distributor to other networks. On an average, the company was doing a turnover of over N1 billion on monthly basis with MTN alone.
During the course of his career before his appointment at IBILE Holdings Limited, Abiodun has been involved with investments in various activities in Nigeria more than N 120 billion.
Abiodun is a chartered accountant with over 25 years post ICAN qualification experience spanning across Audit, Credit & Marketing, Treasury, Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, Procurement, Logistics and Consulting. He is a graduate of Accounting with MBA (with specialization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship). Abiodun qualified as a chartered accountant in November 1994 with the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria
Idowu, the Financial Director of Ibile Holdings Limited is a chartered Accountant and a Barrister at Law and he is saddled with the responsibility of overseeing the Finance and Investment portfolio of the company. His last appointment before joining Ibile Holdings in September was with Lagos State Internal Revenue Service.
He attended St. Anthony’s Grammar School and Ijebu-Ode Grammar School for O Levels. Idowu had his A levels at Remo secondary school, Sagamu in 1980. In 1984, he graduated from the University of Lagos where he was awarded the Bachelor of Science, B.Sc. (Hons.) in Accounting. In 1985, he interned at Sulaimon & Co as the senior Audit trainee and eventually became an associate of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) IN 1988.
Idowu began his career at Union Beverages Ltd (Pepsi) in 1987 as the internal auditor and quickly rose to the position of the Plant Accountant. In 1991, he joined Amicable Bank of Nigeria Ltd as accounts officer and became Deputy Manager before leaving in 1998. He joined Magnum Trust Bank Limited in 1998 as Head of operations. He was also Head of Marketing and Branch Manager during his time at Magnum Trust Bank. During this period, he won the award for the best Branch Manager in deposit liability of over 100 Million in savings deposit 2003. During the consolidation of banks, Idowu moved to Sterling bank as the Branch Manager, Oba Akran Branch which he later left in 2006.
In 2007, Idowu pioneered De-Mike Trust Limited, an accounting/audit and consultancy service firm which dealt majorly with advisory services and formation of policies for various organizations. He was the Chief Executive Consultant at the firm.
His adventure in Law began while he was still in the banking sector as a part time student at the Lagos State University, Ojo where he graduated and was awarded the Bachelor of Laws, L.L.B(Hons) in 2002. Idowu completed the mandatory one year professional training at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja in 2008 and during this period, he had his vocational Legal Practice Experience with Akin Elegbede & Seun Omotoba Legal Practitioners respectively. On finishing at Law School Abuja Idowu attended Lagos State University Ojo, for Masters of Law (L.L.M) in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. His thesis has since been submitted.
He is also an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is an assessor of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation Nigeria (CITN).
Olalonpe is a creative professional with expertise in all aspects of Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations.
She excels in managing multiple projects concurrently, with strong details to problem solving and following through capacities. Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate cohesive teams that achieve results.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Art in Mass Communications. Olalonpe’s Concentration is in Public Relations and Advertising. She has several diplomas, attended many seminars around the world, all in Public Relations, Advertising and Leadership.
She Started her career with Young & Rubicon, one of the top British Advertising Companies, there together with a strong team, learnt to build brands and communicate with target audiences. Then, she moved into the Public Relations space, honing her skills with several courses locally and internationally. She believes firmly that Public Relations Complements your marketing activities, increases brand visibility, is crisis mitigation and so much more.
She obtained a Diploma in Business Coaching from the London Coaching Academy.
In her role as Executive Director at Ibile Holdings Limited, Olalonpe oversees the Human Resources, Administration and Corporate Services departments.
A pro-active leader who thrives in a team-spirited environment.
Olalonpe’s immersion is in her dedication, work ethics and her combination of broad experience in Customer Service, Advertising, marketing and Public Relations field in various corporations.
Adeyinka Onigbanjo; is Group Head, Investment & Portfolio Management at Ibile Holdings Limited. He leads the team that is responsible for the investment, management and security of the Group’s real assets comprising undeveloped land, developed buildings and real estate prospecting with JV Partners.
He has HND (Upper Credit) in Urban & Regional Planning from Kaduna Polytechnic and B.Sc. Accounting (2nd Class Upper) (1994) from the University of Jos wining the best graduating student award in Public Sector Accounting.
Since joining Ibile in 1999, Onigbanjo has worked in several Departments of the Company including, Finance, Administration, Management Control, Corporate Finance, Property and Special Projects. He was honoured in 2009 as the Employee of the Year.
He led the in-house team that conceptualized and developed Platinum Rows Estate, Lekki; Ibile’s flagship luxury terrace residential project. He is a team member on the Ilubirin Reclamation Project; a prime project to reclaim and develop approx. 48ha at Osborne Foreshore, Ikoyi and the Green park Residential Scheme; the development of approx. 50ha parcel of land at Fidiso, Abijo, Lekki.
Onigbanjo represented Ibile Holdings Limited on the Board of the Lekki Worldwide Investments Limited (LWIL); between October, 2010 and June, 2015. He chaired the Board’s Finance & Investment Committee and was a member of the Project Committee.
He has attended development courses. He is married with children.
Omowunmi is a legal practitioner with extensive legal experience in Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Project Finance, Real Estate, Corporate Governance, Infrastructure and Employment Law.
She earned her Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, and was thereafter called to the Nigerian Bar. She obtained a Master of Laws degree in International Business Law from the University of Hull, United Kingdom and is also an associate member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators United Kingdom.
In her role as Company Secretary in Ibile Holdings Limited, Omowunmi oversees the Corporate Secretariat and the Legal Advisory Department.
An advocate for the entrenchment of Corporate Governance values in public institutions, Omowunmi’s strength lies in her dedication, attention to detail, intellectual prowess and her ability to bring her vast legal experience to the fore in her roles in both the public and private sector.
Samuel is a professional Accountant and has a B.Sc. degree in Accounting with “second class (upper) Honours” from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), and Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Nigeria.
Prior to joining Ibile Holdings Limited, Samuel had over 4 years of accounting, finance and auditing experience. He started his Accounting career in December 1995 with Solanke & Co. (Chartered Accountants) as Audit Trainee during service year and as a Trainee Accountant after the service year in April 1997. He was employed as an Internal Auditor in Crown Trust Limited Ibadan from June 1997 to December 1998 and was posted to Femo (W.A.) Limited (Manufacturing arm of Crown Trust Limited) as an Accountant in January 1999.
He joined Ibile Holdings Limited in the Finance & Treasury department in February 2001. In December 2005, he was transferred to Enterprise & Financial Support Co. Ltd (a subsidiary co. of IHL) to manage their accounting functions and in February 2006 he was reinstated back to Ibile Holdings Limited in the Finance & Treasury Department. He has had various stints in the Company’s subsidiaries (Corporate Finance & IHL Ventures). From May 2009, he was redeployed to head the Internal Audit department of Ibile Holdings Limited. In February 2018, he was moved from Internal Audit Department to head the Finance & Accounts Department of the Company. He was promoted to the position of Senior Manager in October 2019.