Mrs. Adenike Ogunlesi

Mrs. Adenike Ogunlesi
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Adenike Ogunlesi is the founder & Chief Responsibility Officer of Ruff 'n' Tumble, theforemost indigenous lifestyle brand operating to international standards in the design, manufacturing and retail of children clothing.

Starting from the boot of her car, Adenike has turned Ruff 'n' Tumble into an instantly recognizable brand. As an entrepreneur of great vision and determination, she has built a reputation for being the best manufacturer of children's clothing, with a network of stores nationwide.

Adenike is the founding member and the first president of the Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW) at the Nigeria Employer's Consultative Association (NECA). She was an advisory board member of the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) at the Lagos Business School.She is an advisory board member and mentor at WISCAR (Women in Successful Careers) which is a structured mentoring programme for young women, a mentor at the Mara foundation and an avid motivational speaker.

She is a winner of numerous awards and a finalist at the CNBC AABLA (All Africa Business Leaders Awards) in the category of the Business Woman of the year 2014 and 2015. She was appointed to the Board of Lafarge Africa Plc on March 11, 2015.