Gbemiga Owolabi is the Organisation & Human Resources Director for Lafarge Africa Plc.
Gbemiga has led the HR function for multinational organizations in various geographies including Nigeria, United Kingdom and East Africa. He has over 28 years’ experience spanning HR strategy formulation, international HR, talent management, employee engagement, capability development, HR business partnering and enterprise business transformation in FMCG, Oil & Gas and Telecommunications industrial sectors.
He was HR Manager for Lennards Nigeria Plc, Capability Development Manager for Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) in Nigeria, HR Manager BG Exploration & Production Nigeria Ltd, HR Manager for Dragon LNG Wales – UK (a joint company of BG Group and Petronas of Malaysia) , Head of HR & Admin for BG East Africa (comprising Kenya, Tanzania and Madagascar business assets) and lately, the Human Resources Director of Airtel Networks Nigeria.
Gbemiga holds BSc and MSc degrees in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management (University of Lagos) and an MBA Marketing (University of Ife). He is an alumnus - Advance Management Programme (AMP 19) of Lagos Business School, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management in Nigeria and has completed various executive development and human resources programs both locally and overseas.