Management Team


Managing Director/CEO

A 1984 Masters in Business Analysis graduate of the University of Lancaster, U.K. He worked with the London office of the Nigerian Universities Office as RECRUITMENT MANAGER from 1984 – 1987. As the Recruitment Manager, he was the Secretary to the Recruitment Committee of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities that was charged with the responsibility of recruiting foreign nationals as Lecturers for all Nigerian Universities. He returned to Nigeria in 1987 and worked with Continental Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Lagos as Operations Manager and rose to the position of Deputy General Manager in 1997 – 2000. He established HARVESTFIELD INDUSTRIES LIMITED in the year 2000 to market Agrochemicals and Public Health Products in Nigeria. He is currently a council member of Croplife Nigeria and General Secretary, Insecticide Treated Nets Association of Nigeria. He was the Vice Chairman of the World Malaria Day Celebrations (2005 – 2015) of the Federal Ministry of Health. A member of the Development Partners Committee which comprises of representatives from WHO, UNICEF, DFID etc on Roll Back Malaria Programme in Nigeria, an advisory body to the Federal Ministry of Health on Malaria control in Nigeria.


Chief Operating Officer

Dr Abdullahi graduated from Federal University of Technology, Minna in 1990 with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Masters in Agronomy from ABU, Zaria (1997), and a Ph.D. in Agronomy from the University of Ilorin (2006). Passed a Senior Management Programme (SMP 28) at Lagos Business School (LBS). He also attended an International Training on Pesticide Research and Development at Hunan Research Institute of Chemical Industry, PR China (2012).

He worked for 15 years at the National Cereal Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi, from 1992 to 2006 (Senior Research Fellow and Head of National Research Programme on Sesame).He has about 20 scientific publications to his credit in both international and local journals and proceedings. He is currently Chairman, Technical committee of CropLife Nigeria.

He joined the services of The Candel Company Limited in May 2006 to February 2017 as General Manager (Research & Business Development) and also served as the General Manager (Technical & Regulatory Affairs) within the period

Abdullahi Aliyu Ndarubu (PhD) joined the services of Harvestfield Industries Limited in May 2017 as General Manager (Research & Development) and doubling as Chief Operating Officer of Harvestfield Industries limited’s Agrochemical Formulation Plant.


General Manager (Sales& Technical)

He is a 1995 graduate of University of Ilorin with B. Agric (Hons). He has working experience of over 10 years in Agrochemical/Public Health Industries. He worked briefly with Dizzengoff W. A. Nig. Ltd in 1997, Nigerian German Chemicals Plc (NGC) in 1998/1999 and finally joined Harvestfield Industries Limited as Technical Sales Rep in the year 2000. He is currently the General Manager (Sales & Technical).


Chief Accountant

He holds National Certificate in Education (Accounting) from the Institute of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1985) and Post-graduate Diploma in Finance Management from University of Ado-Ekiti (2001). He is also an Associate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Prior to joining Harvestfield Industries Limited in November, 2006 he already has over 10 years working experience in Banking and Accounts Management. Notable among his previous employers were former Chartered Bank Plc where his last beat was in the Internal Audit, Lemmy Poly Ventures Limited, as Accounts & Administrative Manager. He is currently the Head of Accounts. He has also attended series of workshops and seminars in Customer Relations, Credit Control and Fraud Prevention and Detection.


Senior Accounts Officer (Audit)

Lanre Oladele is a graduate of University of Ilorin (BSc Accounting) in 2005 & a graduate member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in 2008, also a Master holder in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso in 2015. He joined the services of Harvestfield Industries Limited in year 2007.


Human Resources/Admin Officer

HRCI® PHRi certified HR practitioner and an associate member of CIPM with a 2014 Master’s degree in Managerial Psychology from Redeemer’s University. Prior to joining Harvestfield Industries Ltd in 2017, he worked with Amo Byng Nigeria Limited in Lagos as a Human Resources Officer. Most recently he published his Master’s thesis on the “The Influence of Perceived Organizational Support on Job Stress among Selected Public and Private Sector Employees in Lagos State, Nigeria.” Vol. 3(6), 541-547. Advances in Research.


Assistant Technical Manager

He hold Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics with second class upper division from University of Nigeria Nsukka in year 2000 .He has over seven years post NYSC working experience, three years in academics and over four years in Agrochemical marketing and business development. His first appointment is with Bright star comprehensive High School Bariga Lagos Nigeria in 2002, then Marigold College Oworonshoki, Lagos 2003, St. Gregory's College Ikoyi Lagos 2004. In all the schools he worked as a senior Agricultural science teacher. He left teaching profession in 2005 to join The Candel Agrochemical Company Ltd Lagos as a Trainee Technical Sales Representative. He was later promoted to the position of senior territorial technical sales representative in charge of south eastern Nigerian territory. While working with Candel company, he attended several workshops and trainings which includes but not limited to sales management program organised by Lagos business school LBS in 2006. Weed management program 2005 and 2006 by International institute for tropical Agriculture IITA. He later resigned his appointment with the Candel Company Ltd to join Harvestfield Industries Limited in 2009.


Assistant Technical Manager (Seeds)

He is a graduate of the Federal Polytechnic Bida, where he obtained Higher National Diploma (HND) Degree in Agricultural Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery) in Sept 2000. He's also a holder of post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in management science from Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna in the year 2005. He joined Harvestfield Industries Limited in March 2009, serving as Technical sales Representative Yola Branch till date. He has attended many technical training among which are:- supervisor's course with UACN Training School Lagos Nigeria.

  • Managers training course on seed production, processing and marketing organized by FAO/FDA
  • In - House Training / Retreat, organized by Harvestfield Industries Limited – Lagos.


Senior Technical Representative (Vector Control)

A 2006 graduate of Chemical Engineering of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. He joined Harvestfield Industries Limited in 2008. He has undergone various training in Nigeria by Bayer Environmental Science Lyon France, Clarke Mosquito Control University Chicago USA and H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Company, USA. He has also attended various seminars organized by the Federal Ministry of Health, National Malaria and Vector Control Division.