Isiaq Ayorinde Ajibola
Isiaq Ayorinde Ajibola
Isiaq Ajibola attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria( ABU), where he obtained the Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics in 1988. He later obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the same University.
He started his media career in 1989 with a Lagos based Weekly Magazine the ‘Just Politics’. Thereafter, worked at the defunct ‘Citizen’ Magazine and later at ‘Sentinel’ magazine, founded by Late Shehu Musa Yar’adua all between 1990-95 in various roles as Business reporter and controller.
Ajibola thereafter engaged in private business until in 1996, when he Co-founded, the Media
Trust Limited, (Publishers of DailyTrust Newspaper) based in Abuja.
At DailyTrust, he was pioneer General Manager of the company, later became the Executive Director (Operations) and then the Managing Director/COO for a total period of about 18years. He voluntarily retired from the day-to-day operations of the company in December 2014.
He is presently a member of the board of Directors of “DailyTrust Foundation” and a member of the board of directors of many other companies.
He is the author of the book, among others, “Journalism & Business; My Newspaper Odyssey”(2016).
In addition to a rich experience of managing a media company, he has at attended many executive Education programmes on Leadership, Communication, Business etc at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Lagos; the University of Stellebosh, Cape Town, South Africa; University of Nevara Barcelona, Spain and at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA etc.
He has visited many countries in Africa, the Middle East, America, Europe and Asia. Alh Isiaq Ajibola is an avid golfer and married with children.
Dr. Durodoye holds the M.Sc. degree in Pharmaceutics, Master of Information Science and PhD in Information Science. He is a member of various professional bodies and associations, including Nigeria Computer Society, Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria, Association for Information Systems (USA), Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) and Project Management Institute.Dr. Durodoye is the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian based The Khrome Company, a subsidiary of LEADERSHIP Group Limited. He was Group Executive Director, Technology & New Media in LEADERSHIP Newspapers Group. From 2008 to 20011, worked as a Consultant to Grameen Foundation, Washington DC, USA. Prior to that he was Deputy Managing Director at Chams Nigeria PLC from 2006 to 2008, and Head, Strategy & Business Development at May & Baker Nigeria PLC, a position he held until 2006. Dr Durodoye has conducted research in diverse fields, and has various papers and articles to his credit.
Zainab started out as a senior staff member of Afri-Projects Consortium, the consortium that managed the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) programme under General Muhammadu Buhari in the 1990s. She is currently the Vice Chairman of Sam LEADERSHIP Foundation and seats on the boards of LEADERSHIP Newspaper Group Limited, LEADERSHIP Holdings Limited, Allfarms Limited, Allanwoods Limited and Forte Agra Limited.
Micheal started his career with Dalian Fruit Year Import Export Ltd in 2003 as international trading representative. He was Regional Manager and Trainer with Sino-Alliance Insurance Shenzhen Branch Company between 2005 and 2007. He later proceeded to JianAn Mining Group Zimbabwe Company as Mining and Purchase Manager.
He became a Director with Yuming Precious Stomne Company in 2013 and in April 2017, he moved to B2C E-Commerce Nigeria Limited as Vice President for Marketing. Michael is also on the Board of The Khrome Company Limited as a Director and Regional Vice President overseeing our Asian operations. He is based in Shanghai, China