Mr.Ola Rosiji, Group Chairman

Ola Rosiji served as Managing Director of the group from 1984-2000. During his reign, Lexcel Group emerged as one of the largest privately held enterprises in Nigeria.

Mr Anil Ahluwalia , Group Managing Director, Lexcel Group

Anil Ahluwalia is currently the Group Managing Director of Lexcel Group.

Mr. Adekunle Rosiji, Group Executive Director and Head, Drinks Business – Grand Oak Limited

Adekunle Rosiji has had an illustrious career. He has worked at Goldman Sachs, KBC and Houlihan Lokey, and then ventured into Grainger West’s Debt Finance practice in London and established their HR Consultancy and Executive Search franchise in Paris, Frankfurt, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.

At present, Adekunle is the Group Executive Director and Head, Drinks Business. He holds a BA Honours degree in Law, Accounting and Economics from Newcastle University, a MSc. Finance from the European Business School, London and MBA from Hult Business School.

Mr. Wale Majolagbe, Director of Finance

A fellow of the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Wale Majolagbe is an alumnus of the University of Lagos. He joined the group in April 1992 and rose through the ranks, becoming the Group Finance Director.

Aare Fatai Odesile is an Alumnus of the reputable Cranfield School of Management UK, The Wits business school South Africa and a fellow of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria.

He has served the Lexcel Group in different capacity including being the pioneer Marketing Director and Commercial Director of Grand Oak Limited before rising to the position of Grand Oak Limited Managing Director.

A 2nd class upper graduate of Industrial Chemistry from the prestigious University of Ibadan and MBA from the University of Lagos. Aare Odesile comes with over 25 years cognate experience and has attended several courses at home and abroad, including The Lagos Business School, MCE Business School Belgium, et al.

Aare Odesile has also held positions in the Nigeria Marketing communication industry including headship of Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), past Council Member Advertising Practitioners Council if Nigeria (APCON), Advertising Sectoral Group (HASG)

He is currently the Chairman Board of Trustee, Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) and an active member of the Ikeja Golf Club and Lagos Country Club.

He is married with children.

Mr. Anirudh Raghuvanshi, Managing Director, Industrial Products

He joined Lexcel in early 2011 and currently heads the Industrial Products Business for the Group.

An Industrial Engineer from IIT (Roorkee) and an MBA holder from UBS Punjab University, Anirudh has worked in diverse industries - from Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Engineering, Leather Processing, Shoes and Accessories to Private Equity and Microfinance.

He started his career with Eicher Group in the marketing of tractors and diesel engines. He also headed supply chain for an automotive group for over 4 years before moving to a French and Japanese joint venture.

He then moved to an engineering group to head Business Development and Diversification, with a project financing and private equity portfolio. From there he moved to East Africa to head a Finance Company and was also responsible for establishing the motorcycle manufacturing, distribution and service set up for the group based in Nairobi.

He moved back to India, as the President, of a Plastic Toys and Automotive Tier 1, Company before joining the Lexcel Group in Nigeria in April 2011.

Mr. Bola Stanley Soyinka, Managing Director, Agro Products

Having joined the group in 2000, Bola Stanley Soyinka has worked in various divisions such as Sales and Marketing, Business Development and the Materials / Supply chain. A member of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, African Centre of Supply Chain and Nigerian Institute of Marketing. He has attended various courses in General Management, Strategic Leadership, Project Management and Supply Chain management both locally and abroad.He is the pioneer MD of Supreme Distilleries Limited and currently the Head of Agro Strategic Business Unit of the Group.

Mr. Anurag Dhiman, Director, Technology & Projects

A seasoned veteran and alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Anurag Dhiman has 25 years of experience in the Manufacturing segment. He joined NDL in 2001 as System Control Manager, and has since risen the ranks to become Managing Director of AADL.


View All

Group Magazine

Read the latest edition of Aspire, the official magazine of the Lexcel Group. View All

Chairman's Blog

The system at Lexcel gives room for everybody’s involvement and contribution.