The Board of Directors of Starlink Global & Ideal Limited comprises of men who are quite versatile in all the intricacies of Agricultural Produce business. They are astute business men who believe in building an enduring and sustainable institution.
CHIEF R. A. ADENIJI: Chairman
Alhaji R.A. Adeniji, the Chairman of the company, was born in Odeomu in Ayedade Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria in September, 1932. He is a successful Business man, highly reputable in Agricultural produce. He is the founder and Chairman of R.A. Adeniji Enterprises Nigeria Limited.
He started business in 1955 as a Local Buying Agent (LBA) and, with hard work and God’s guidance; he rose to his present enviable status as a foremost Licensed Produce Buyer in Nigeria. He founded Adeniji Agro Livestock Feeds in 1980 which was a major livestock feeds producer till 1984 before the ban on a major ingredient of the feeds by the Buhari-Idiagbon regime.
He remained focused on the business of Cocoa trading and founded Starlink Global Ideal Limited in 2002. He is currently the Chairman of Palm Produce & Cocoa Association of Nigeria (Osun State Branch), Chairman – Farmers Congress of Osun State, Member – Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria, and Member- Cocoa Development Committee established by President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration in June, 2000. He is a community leader in Osun state and actively involved in cocoa procurement till date.
ALHAJI ADENIJI M. A.: MD/CEO
Mr. Adeniji M.A. is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He also doubles as the Director of Operations. Mr. Adeniji M.A. is a Biochemistry graduate from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He has vast experience in cocoa business having being exposed to it early in life and becoming actively involved since 1998.
He joined TundeKola Limited, a cocoa trading company, in 1998 and was the Field Officer/Supervisor till 1999. He left TundeKola Limited in 1999. As a visionary team leader, Starlink Global & Ideal Limited was formed in 2002. Mr. Adeniji has attended various courses and training cum seminars that border on: Leadership and Capacity Development, Human Resources issues in Business Strategy, Developing Business Strategy to survive competition, Business Ethics, to mention a few. The business of Agricultural Produce trading, particularly cocoa, cashew has taken him to numerous parts of Nigeria and some countries abroad. Mr. Adeniji is happily married with children.
Mr. Hassan Nurain Omolaja is the Director of Administration and Human Resources. He is a 1990 graduate of Agriculture from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He started his career with Chisam Food Industries Limited, Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos after the compulsory NYSC program in 1991.
He had a stint in banking with Union Trust Building Society Limited, and its subsidiary TUBS Investment & Trust Company Limited where he was responsible for packaging and monitoring of cocoa accounts being financed by the company from 1992 to 1995. In 1996, he joined TundeKola Limited as a full field staff & pioneer Zonal Manager for procurement of cocoa beans in Cross River State, Nigeria. He left TundeKola Limited in 1999 for the formation of Starlink Global & Ideal Limited. Mr. Hassan has attended various courses and training cum seminars that border on: Leadership and Capacity Development, Human Resources issues in Business Strategy, Developing Business Strategy to survive competition, Business Ethics, to mention a few.
MR. ALABI R. A.: E. D. Finance & Account
Mr. Alabi is the Director of Finance & Accounts. His a graduate of Accountancy from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State Nigeria, and hold a Master Degree in Finance from University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State. He worked with Ladgroup Limited as the Accounting Officer before joining TundeKola as the Financial Accountant from September, 1998 to August 1999.
Mr. Alabi has attended various courses and training cum seminars that border on: Leadership and Capacity Development, Human Resources issues in Business Strategy, Developing Business Strategy to survive competition, Business Ethics, to mention a few.