Mr. Biola Adebayo
Mr Adebayo graduated from the School of Pharmacy, University of Lagos in 1988. He also has a Diploma in Advanced Computer Techniques and Applications (1998) from the University of Ibadan (Consultancy Unit). He worked with the Federal Ministry of Health in Lagos as an intern pharmacist. He began his career with Glaxo Nigeria Plc in April 1991 as a medical representative. He later on joined the pharmaceutical division of CAP PLC in July 1994 where he developed his skills and competencies in the sales and marketing of healthcare products and FMCGs.
He continued his career with Fidson Healthcare Plc in 1996 and held various positions in the sales and marketing division and rose through the ranks to become the Sales and Marketing Manager in April 2001. In 2004, he became the Sales and Marketing Director, the position he occupied till July 2009. He is currently the Operations Director in the company.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD). He also completed a top executive leadership programme jointly organized by Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and Manchester Business School in Manchester, England, United Kingdom in 2007.
He is an alumnus of the Administrative Staff College of India, Bella-Vista Hyderabad, India; Lagos Business School (CEP19), PAN-AFRICAN University, Lagos and IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain.
His professional proficiencies, shrewdness, vast insights and result-driven attributes have made him highly sought-after within the pharmaceutical industry where he has held various positions, including the West African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (WAPMA), where he served as the Financial Secretary from 2012 to 2016. He currently serves as the Treasurer of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) and Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sectoral Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). He is serving on various committees of PMGMAN. He is a community leader.