The Advisory Board of the African Wealth Report AWR has announced the appointment of Mr. Ade Adefeko to the Board in a non-executive capacity. The appointment is with effect from July 30th 2016.

Mr. Adefeko is a respected agricultural chain and food expert, as well as a brand and communications exponent. He is currently Vice President and Head Corporate and Government Relations with Olam Nigeria, the leading agribusiness and food company in Nigeria, which is a subsidiary of Singapore based Olam International a company with global presence in 70 countries and across 44 agric product categories.

A foremost external relations and stakeholder management specialist, Mr Adefeko brings to the Advisory Board of AWR intimate knowledge of policy issues all over Africa, strong linkages and familiarity with key leaders and Government functionaries at the highest level. He is a rapport builder and understands the need for subtle and effective commercial diplomacy which would help to drive intelligence and data effort within the wealth management space in the continent.

Mr Adefeko’s appointment has been received with joy at AWR as the organization hopes to take advantage of his skills and strengths in the coming years. The Chairman, AWR, Mr Paul Andrew says, “It is a pleasure having Mr Adefeko on our Advisory Board. He is an amazing and aimable gentleman with multi-lingual skills in French ,Portuguese, German and Spanish that play to his role as an enabler in Africa’s HNWI’s space.”