Hakeem Oguntola graduated with a first-class honours degree in Agricultural Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and also holds an M.Phil from the same institution.
He is a member of different professional accounting bodies in Nigeria, Canada and the United Kingdom and has won many academic laurels. An economist and chartered accountant with more than 20 years experience in finance, strategy and administration with multinational corporations in Nigeria, Canada, and Ghana.
Prior to this appointment, Hakeem was Finance Director of Cadbury Ghana Limited, Ghana.
He has performed in senior management roles in the finance and strategic functions of Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Nestle Canada Inc, and Coca Cola (Nigeria) Bottling Company Plc.
Hakeem is also on the Board of Mutual Benefits Life Assurance Ltd.