MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Emmanuel Kattie
Mr Kattie assumed duty as the Managing Director of the company on 2nd February 2015. He has over twenty five years’ experience in multinational companies such as Unilever and PZ Cussons. He has a highly successful operations and management background having delivered impressive results across companies and geographies in the food and beverages sector.

Emmanuel was the Vice President Supply Chain /Chairman/ Board member of several businesses in Unilever group ranging from N21bn to N160bn in turnover. He has extensive experience in cost optimization, value chain analysis, and operational performance. Emmanuel has contributed to 3 business turnarounds in Cote d’Ivoire (PALMCI) and Unilever Nigeria. He has strategic experience in building Regional Organizations in Middle-East & Turkey and Sub-Saharan Africa (East, West and Central Africa).

Emmanuel holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Engineering Management from The University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

sunny imirhe
Mr. Imirhe holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy, an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Institute of Management. He is also a graduate of Senior Management Programme (SMP 40).

His resume boasts of notable establishments which includes the defunct Societe Generale Bank Ltd (Head of Branch Accounts) now Heritage Bank Plc; Financial Mortgage (Head of Operations and Credits) and NEM Insurance Plc where he rose to become the Deputy General Manager - Finance, a position he left to join The Candel Company Limited as General Manager Finance and Operations in August, 2006 and deployed to his current nomenclature in March 2011.

christiana bolaji

Oluwayemisi obtained a Bachelors of Arts (B.A) degree in Marine Archaeology from the Nigerian Premiere University, University of Ibadan and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree in Management from American Intercontinental University in the USA. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN).

Prior to joining the Candel Company, as the Head of Human Resources, she spent 10 years in Swift Networks, a Telecommunication Company in various positions including Customer Service, Talent Management and Human Resources.

harry ike

Harry Ike Nnoli is an accomplished sales, marketing and management strategist. He has more than twenty years of experience in marketing, sales, and business management. He has worked in roles up to the executive management level in multinational corporations across diverse industries, which includes Agribusiness, the financial (banking and electronic payments), telecommunications, FMCG (foods and beverages, and pharmaceuticals).

Companies where he has worked include GlaxoSmithKline (gsk), Promasidor, Econet Wireless (now Airtel), Intercontinental Bank (now Access Bank) and Transaction Payment Solutions (a member of the Liquid Telecom Group, UK). He is a Fellow of the National Institute Marketing of Nigeria and holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree (B.Pharm) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Master of Business Administration.

ike chiedu

A graduate of Agricultural Economics & Extension Services from University of Benin, Benin City in Nigeria. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School Senior Management Programme (SMP40) in 2010. He is an International Marketer with 14 years of experience in Sales and Marketing for fast-growing Agrochemical companies. He worked with Saro Agrosciences, where he did his National Youth Service in 1997 in the Sales and Marketing Department and was retained because of his excellent performance and rose to the position of an Assistant Manager before leaving in 2002 for African Agro Products Limited as Regional Manager, Southern Nigeria.

He joined The Candel Company in year 2007 as a Regional Manager in charge of Southern Nigeria and later Northern Nigeria until 2013 when he was transferred to manage Ghana operations as the Assistant General Manager, Sales and Marketing. He is a Respected leader of creative teams with ability to formulate and conduct massive sales and marketing campaigns. He has a proven record of high marketing campaign drive with excellent response rates as well as greater efficiencies leading to growth.

nwanekka justin

Nwanneka Justin holds a BSc in Finance from the University of Lagos. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 2008 and also holds a diploma in IFRS (DipIFRS) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

She spent the first fifteen years of her career in financial and business advisory and assurance. Organisations she worked in during this period are Alliance Consulting and PricewaterhouseCopers. She
has provided advisory and assurance services to major corporates in the financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications and oil and gas industries. She has experience with SOX 404 reviews, IFRS, Business Process Reviews and Improvement, among others.

She joined The Candel Company Limited in 2015 and now heads the Finance and Procurement Units.

ike chiedu

He is a seasoned Engineer with over 18years practicing experience in the manufacturing sector. A graduate of Mechanical Engineering from University of Lagos, corporate member of Nigerian society of Engineers and a registered member of COREN. A process driven fellow with flair for kizen, 5s, smed, line time study, performance management and all TPM methodology.

Previously worked with Nigerian Breweries plc and Nigerian Bottling Company LTD as head of engineering with outstanding accomplishments.