Management

Our Management Team:

Mr. Martins A. Awofisayo Managing Director/CEO
Mr. Oluwole Ilori Nicholas GM, Technical & Sales
Dr Abdullahi Aliyu Ndarubu (Ph.D

GM (Research & Business Development)                              

 

Mr. Taofeek Bankole

 

 

Chief Accountant

 

 

- Nationwide

Mr. Lanre Oladele Senior Accounts Officer (Audit) - Nationwide
Mr. Adebajo. Onajobi HR/Admin Officer - Nationwide
Mr. Benjamin Eze Senior Technical Representative ( Research & Development) - East
Mr. Olorunyomi Kayode A. Assistant Technical Manager (Seeds)
Mr. Sunday Uweh Senior Sales Technical Representative - North Central
Mr. Awoyemi Adewale O. Business Development Executive (Vector Control)

MARTINS A. AWOFISAYO - 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 of the Recruitment Committee of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities that was charged with the responsibilities of recruiting foreign nationals as Lecturers for all the Nigerian Universities. He returned to Nigeria in 1987 and started work 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 Insecticide Mosquito Nets in Nigeria.

He is presently the Financial Secretary of the Croplife Nigeria and General Secretary, Insecticide Treated Nets Association of Nigeria.He is the Vice Chairman of the World Malaria Day Celebration 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.

OLUWOLE ILORI NICHOLAS- GM, Technical & Sales

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 Head, Technical & Sales.

ABDULLAHI ALIYU NDARUBU ( Ph.D) - GM (Research & Business Development)

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 the joint venture of Harvestfield Agrohao Industries limited ‘s Agrochemical Formulation Plant .

TAOFEEK BANKOLE - Chief Accountant

He holds National Certificate in Education (Accounting) from the Institute of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Post-graduate Diploma in Finance Management from University of Ado-Ekiti. 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 & Admin Manager.

He is currently the Chief Accountant. He has also attended series of workshops and seminars in Customer Relations, Credit Control and Fraud Prevention and Detection.

LANRE OLADELE - 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.

ADEBAJO ONAJOBI - HR/ADMIN OFFICER

He is an associate member of CIPM, obtained a master’s degree in Managerial Psychology from Redeemer’s University in 2014. 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.

BENJAMIN EZE - Technical Sales Representative to Regional Cordinator– East

He hold Bachelors 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 Agrochemical marketing and business development. His first appointment is with Bright star comprehensive High School Bariga Lagos Nigeria in 2002, then Marigold college Oworoshoki 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.

OLORUNYOMI KAYODE A. -Assistant Technical Manager ( Seeds) Cordinator– North East

He is a 1989 OND graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He also obtained HND in Agricultural Extension and Management in 2003 from Taraba State College of Agriculture, Jalingo. In 2014 he obtained a postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Management from Federal University of Technology Yola and currently a Master degree (M.CPSS) holder in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies from Kaduna State University. He has over twenty four years working experience. He started his career with Pioneer Hybrid Seed as a Research Supervisor in 1991. He joined premier seed Nigeria Limited in 1993 as a Production Officer and later rose to the position of a marketing officer. In 1996 he joined UACN Plc, Seeds Division as an Executive sales representative in six Northern states of Nigeria, in 2001 he was re-employed in Premier Seed Nigeria Limited as Senior Marketing Officer, this position he retained until 2008. He joined Harvestfield Industries Limited in March 2009 as a Technical Sales Representative. He is currently the Assistant Technical Manager (Seeds). Mr. Kayode has attended many technical trainings which includes: -Supervisors course UACN Training School (Lagos) -Managers Training Course on Seed Production, Processing and Marketing (FAO/FDA) -Croplife TOT Course -Harvestfield In-house training -Bayer Crop Science (Ghana).

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

ADEWALE O. AWOYEMI - Business Development Executive (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. He has also attended various seminars organized by Federal Ministry of Health National Malaria and Vector Control Division.