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Management Team


Taiwo Oluleye, FCIS

Ag. Managing Director/CEO

Taiwo Oluleye, FCIS, graduated in 1987 with a BSc in Economics from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State and MSc in Global Management from the UK. She is a Governance Practitioner and a Certified Chartered Secretary and Administrator. Taiwo is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSAN). She brings over 33 years of work experience into PAN. Taiwo has extensive private sector experience in Banking, IT, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and Economic Development having trained both in Nigeria and the UK.

She brings into PAN, extensive private sector knowledge. Taiwo was the CEO of NESBITT Investment Nigeria Limited until her recent appointment as the Acting Managing Director of PAN Nigeria Limited.

GM Sales & Marketing

Omagbitse Bawo

General Manager, Strategy and Planning

Omagbitse Bawo holds a B.Sc. Economics degree of the University of Ibadan (1979) and an MBA Finance degree of the University of Port Harcourt (1982). He is an active member of the Nigerian Institute of Management Consultants and affiliated to the Institute of Forensic Accountants. Bawo had served as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking, Bank PHB Plc. and General Manager, Corporate Planning and Investments at Habib Nigeria Bank Plc. with responsibilities for strategic planning, corporate transformation and coordination, and performance measurement. In a long banking career, he worked variously as Group Head, Branch Manager, Regional Manager and Head, Credit and Marketing, accumulating considerable experience in marketing and business development, organizational coordination, planning, risk management, performance monitoring and measurement, and wealth creation. Bawo's long term interests are in economic development and poverty reduction in the poor countries of the world. His hobbies include football, international cricket, tennis, chess, athletics and adventure.

Group Head, Corporate Services - Abdulkadir Yinusa

Abdulkadir Yinusa

Group Head, Corporate Services

Abdulkadir Yinusa is the Group Head, Corporate Services. He is a certified HR practitioner, financial economist, adviser and consultant. He attended primary and secondary schools and then proceeded for his tertiary education at the University of Abuja.

Abdulkadir has over 20 years’ experience in the finance sector and corporate world. He has been involved in several projects such as establishment of finance houses and provision of financial advisory services to SMEs and start-up businesses.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Master degree in Financial Economics. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, a member of the Institute of Corporate Administration, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria, a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered System Accountants (USA).

Group Head, Finance

John Olayiwola Akanmu

Group Head, Finance

John Olayiwola Akanmu is the Group Head, Finance. He holds an HND in Accounting from the reputable Bida Polytechnic in 1998. In 2001, he enrolled for the professional examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in November,2006. He also attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for a master’s degree in accounting in 2016.

John trained with Ernst & Young Osindero Oni (Chartered Accountants) between 1995 and 1998. After his National Youth Service in 1999, he was employed by National Trucks Manufacturers in Kano and later joined ARDO Plastics Limited in Kaduna (Now ARDO OIL & GAS) where he worked for seven years between 2000 to 2007 before resigning to join PAN Nigeria Limited in 2007. Over the years, John has held such positions as Head, Financial Accounts & Tax and Head, Internal Audit. He has attended various courses including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

He is recognized as a seasoned professional with more than 20 years’ experience. John is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a Registered Professional of Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria.

GM Industrial

Oladapo Babatunde Ojo

Group Head, Operations and Technical

Oladapo Babatunde Ojo is the Group Head, Operations and Technical, PAN Nigeria Limited. Born on January 19, 1969, he attended secondary school at Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo, Oyo state between 1980-1985. He holds an HND in Electrical/Electronics Engineering and PGD in Management Science. He joined the services of PAN Nigeria Limited as a Quality Local Content Acceptation and Reception Officer in October 1993 after his National Youth Service at Northern Cable Processing and Manufacturing Company Limited, Kaduna. He became the senior officer, Quality Evaluation and Analysis between 1998-2003. He was transferred to the Production Department as the Group Leader of the Body shop in 2003 after piloting the successful implementation of Production Systems Monitoring Plan. He was also the Group Leader of the Assembly Shop between 2006-2012 and became the Head of Production between 2012-2020. He has attended training on Automotive production processes, Quality control in PSA Factories and Operations Management Courses. He is an alumnus of the Polytechnic Ibadan and Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho, Oyo state. He is also a member of the Automotive Engineers Institute (AutoEI).

USMAN ALIYU_ MOHAMMED - Company Secretary

Usman Aliyu Mohammed

Company Secretary

Usman is a Lawyer with years of experience in the Banking and Finance sectors covering the conventional and non-interest banking as well as tension administration.

He has over a decade worth of experience gathered from private legal practice, academics, banking, and corporate law.

He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2005 with an LL.B (Hons) in Civil Law and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2006 after graduating from the Nigerian Law School.

He is an Associate of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN)

His working career started as a lecturer with the Ameer Shehu Idris College of Advanced Studies, Zaria. Then, as Counsel at A.Y. Musa & Co. before Joining the Company Secretariat and Legal Department of Unity Bank PLC. He thereafter moved to Jaiz Bank Plc where he served as the Head, Legal Documentation under the Risk Management Department.

He was subsequently appointed Company Secretary/Legal Adviser in APT Pension Fund Managers Ltd in 2018 before joining PAN Nigeria Limited in 2021 as the Company Secretary and Legal Adviser.

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